UK Early Snow causes major road problems in England, Ireland and Scotland

By on Nov 25, 2010 in Europe, Weather, World Comments
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The United Kingdom (UK) is experiencing the earliest snowfall after 17 years, affecting areas in England, Ireland and Scotland, according to international news reports. The Northern part of Scotland and North eastern part of England experienced an overnight snowfall of 15cm (6 inches).

Roads has become dangerous for vehicles as they are slippery with ice. Heavy snow warnings were issued by the Met Office for south-west Scotland, Lothian and Borders, north-east England, and Yorkshire and Humber.

The cold weather being forecasted to last for about two weeks. The temperature is expected to drop down significantly to -5 Celsius in some areas. Weather forecasters ruled out the possibility that temperature will go up to as much as 2-5 Celsius by daytime. The temperature will be much lower in the Northern and eastern parts of the UK. Other weather reports forecasted a 5-13cm (2-5in) of snow in low-lying areas, while North York Moors is expected to experience snowfalls of to 20cm.

Other UK areas my experience dry and sunny day but may experience low temperature and snow fall in the evening.



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