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  1. Laura Tobin - Daybreak Weather Presenter

Snow could affect central Britain for up to 36 hours

A band of heavy rain spreading Northwards across the UK will hit the cold air that has been with us all week, turning to snow through the early hours of this morning.

Heavy rain spreading Northwards across the UK Credit: Daybreak

Snow will be heavy and persistant for some, especially in the north west.

The snow could affect a broad swathe of central Britain for up to to 36 hours, with the risk of severe disruption to transport and power supplies.

Rain and snow across the UK this weekend Credit: Daybreak