Overnight snowfall hits West

Fresh snow has fallen across many parts of Western Britain, continuing a week of disruption to schools, airports and traffic networks.

Fresh snow continues to fall across parts of the UK

Parts of the UK have seen more snow overnight, continuing the disruption to schools, airports and roads.

In southern and western parts of England, nearly four inches of snow has fallen, with just under and inch falling in northern Scotland and northern England.

A motorist's car caught fire on a hill on the B3212 Dartmoor, Devon, after he was let off work four hours early because of the snow Credit: en Birchall/PA Wire

Throughout the day, snowfall will ease up in most parts, but continue to fall in the South West and Wales.

More snow expected overnight and tomorrow

Overnight temperatures will drop and the weather will be turning icy. It is expected that there could be lows of -10C in rural spots of northern England.

More snow will be falling in southern counties this evening and overnight, mostly settling across the West Country where 10cm is possible with more on higher ground.

The snow will move into eastern Wales and the West Midlands tomorrow, before moving into northern England.

Eastern Scotland will also see snow flurries in the next 24 hours.

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