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Heavy snow forecast for Friday

A weather front moving across the UK from Thursday night is set to bring the biggest snowfall of the winter so far. The heaviest snowfall is expected on Friday.

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Snowfall could hit most of UK by the weekend

Weather forecasters say that snow could fall across most of the UK by the weekend as the cold snap continues to bring freezing temperatures to many areas.

The Met Office recorded snow depth of 8cm in Norfolk and Norwich was brought to a standstill. Credit: ITV Anglia

Eastern areas bore the brunt of the snowfall today with 42 schools closing in Norfolk, the closure of Norwich International Airport and a six-vehicle pile-up on the A11 leaving three people injured.

The Met Office recorded snow depth of 8cm in Norfolk and Suffolk this morning, while the lowest temperature recorded overnight was -5.7C at Altnaharra, located in the Scottish Highlands.

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