Met Office responds to claims Beast from the East 2 will hit UK
The Met Office has dismissed claims of a second 'Beast from the East' amid wintry weather hitting the UK.
Heavy snow and freezing rain is set to batter the country this week, with warnings issued over potential power cuts and travel delays.
Up to 30cm of snow could fall on Wednesday evening and Thursday in Scotland, while parts of northern England could see around 20cm.
The Met Office has issued an amber snow warning for these areas, with forecasters warning that some roads may be affected by deep snow, leaving vehicles stranded, while there is a "good chance" that some …
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