South East to see the heaviest snowfall

The Met Office forecast for today Credit: Met Office

South-east England, the north Midlands and north-east Wales ill see the heaviest snow today but temperatures will remain low throughout the UK, according to the Met Office forecast.

Many areas will see a few snow flurries at some stage with fresh accumulations of a few centimetres of snow in many places.

By this evening, persistent snow will move into north-east England and south-east Scotland. there is also a risk of rain, sleet and snow in parts of Northern Ireland and far southwestern England.