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UK weather: yellow warning in place from tonight as temperatures drop below zero

Heavy fog will disrupt roads, trains and flights across Britain over the next few days, the Met Office has warned.

A yellow weather alert has been set up from 10 p.m. this evening (January 11) until 12 p.m. tomorrow (January 12).

Cities near London, including Birmingham, Peterborough and Norwich and Chelmsford, are likely to be affected, bring back the Mirror.

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The national weather agency says there is a real possibility of flight delays across the country, as well as possible cancellations, including at London Stansted.

Delays in domestic rail and bus services could also disrupt travel.

Forecasters predict the freezing weather could see temperatures drop below freezing and up to two inches of snow could fall in some areas.

Maps from forecasting expert WXCharts show cold weather from Greenland could be pushed back towards England, with temperatures dropping to as low as -1C in parts this morning.

Forecaster Alex Deaking said: “In Scotland and Northern Ireland there is a hint of blue on the maps and so certainly in the rural areas and the hills there will be pockets of frost.

“Most of the towns stay pretty much above, but we are in the colder air here further south with the clouds and rain, we are far from freezing with some towns in the southwest that may remain. – be two digits. “

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He added: “Temperatures will drop on Tuesday evening, so once again this blue tint on maps suggesting frost before midnight in the Midlands, South Wales and further south will see frost develop and patches of fog. which may take a long time to dissipate on Wednesday. “

“More clouds in the northwest and the Highlands, but for most Wednesdays it is a beautiful winter day with sparkling sun and light winds.

“Start with a frost, but in the afternoon the temperatures reach around 7 or 8 ° C on average,” he added.

The Met Office forecast for tonight reads: “It is windy in the north of Scotland, with scattered and fairly mild rains.

“Elsewhere dry and scattered clouds in parts of the center and west, but clear elsewhere with frost and scattered rural fog. “

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