Met Office warn millions of Brits are at risk from dangerous ice amid more snow

The Met Office has issued warnings to millions of Brits at risk from dangerous ice today as widespread snow and sub-zero temperatures continue to batter the country.

The three yellow weather warnings for ice are in place across south west England and Wales, almost the entire east coast of the country, and the vast majority of Scotland.

The Met Office have said those regions can expect: "Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

"Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

"Some roads and railways may be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services."

Those warnings will stay in place until at least 10am today.

Flurries of snow will also be back in full force for many Brits, and look set to continue at least into the weekend.

Regions of Scotland, particularly around Inverness and Aberdeen, will have at least two or three inches on the ground when they wake up today, according to WXCharts.

Both the North East and North West will see two to three centimetres, with the area around Newcastle looking the most wintry in England.

Parts of northern and central Wales may also see some flurries, but Northern Ireland appears to be clear of the snow for now.

Those missing out on the snow can still expect a fairly miserable day.

Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin explained: "The showers will be a real mixture of rain, sleet and some snow, particularly inland and especially over any hills.

"Of course, whenever we've got stuff falling out of the skies, with temperatures falling down to or below freezing, there is a potential for things to be icy."

Once again, many regions will see the mercury take an icy plunge into negative digits today.

WXCharts forecast bitter lows of -8C for large parts of Scotland, whereas Wales and northern England can expect temperatures of -1C to -2C in the morning.

According to the Met Office, things should start to warm up ever so slightly by the afternoon with highs of 4C to 5C forecast for southern-central England.

Northern England and Scotland should creep back up to 3C, with Wales predicted to reach 6C.

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