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Polar air from beyond Iceland sees temperatures plummet

Polar air from beyond Greenland and Iceland has seen temperatures plummet across the south east.

As the UK braces itself for more wintry conditions, the Met Office has issued a second yellow weather warning for snow and ice.

The alert for London and South East England warns clearing skies in the west in the early hours of Friday will allow a rapid fall in temperature, causing ice to form on untreated surfaces.

Over a few days we have been getting weather that is generally coming from northern parts, with some weather coming from Canada.

At the moment it is called a Polar Maritime Air Mass which is coming from beyond Iceland and Greenland. So that is bringing in the cold air.

– Martin Bowles, Met Office