The MoD has confirmed the deaths of Sergeant Luke Taylor, 33, of the Royal Marines and LCpl Michael Foley, 23, from Nelson in Lancs. Sgt Taylor, from Bournemouth, leaves behind his wife Nicola and young son, Roan. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said they were brave and committed soldiers.
More top news
Monday's weather for the east of the region
Monday's weather for the west of the region
The South of England is set to enjoy milder temperatures and is expected to escape heavy snow forecast for the rest of the country.