Snow and ice cause weather warnings and closures for Andover

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The alert has been downgraded to yellow "be aware" warnings across much of the United Kingdom on Sunday.

It has warned the maximum temperature for the day is 0C (32F) and to expect this morning to be bitterly cold with heavy snow showers.

A yellow weather warning for ice will remain in place for much of the United Kingdom until 10am on Monday morning.

Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: "The best way to describe this is as a real return to wintry conditions".

The weather will start to improve tomorrow, with less snow forecast and higher temperatures expected.

Just when we thought spring had finally arrived, the Beast From The East made a comeback at the weekend.

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government said all relevant agencies had severe weather emergency plans in place.

We are being advised to check for any updates before travelling.

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More than 100 flights to or from Heathrow were cancelled on Saturday ahead of the predicted bad weather.

In a tweet the airport said: "There have been a small number of cancellations today due to the weather".

Many councils, including Rhondda Cynon Taf, Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan and Newport councils have gritted main roads overnight and said they would continue to try to clear roads throughout Sunday, but have warned people to take care on side roads.

Very cold again, with the risk of widespread ice.

Weather warnings will remain in place for much of Scotland as a mini cold snap brings temperatures which could feel as low as -10C.

This is expected to cause any partly-melted snow to refreeze, causing ice on roads, pavements and cycle paths which will increase the risk of accidents and falls. "Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces are expected". Staying cold with a frost affecting most parts.

Highways England is warning drivers of treacherous journeys this weekend and says drivers should avoid trans-Pennine roads "if possible".

To find out if it will snow in your area and when, you can visit UK Snow Map.

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