Low-level severe weather warning issued by Met Office

The Met Office has issued a low-level severe weather warning across most of Scotland, north and east England, and north Wales, because of the freezing temperatures and snow fall:

Following showers of rain, sleet and snow on Saturday, ice is expected to form on untreated surfaces on Saturday evening and persist well into Sunday morning.

Further wintry showers are likely to affect eastern coastal counties through the night. The public should be aware of possible disruption to travel.

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Britain braced for more snow

Around 1cm of snow settled in parts of northern England and Scotland on Saturday, as freezing temperatures and ice swept the UK. More snow is predicted to fall today.