UK weather: heavy snow disrupts Scotland and north of England

UK weather: heavy snow disrupts Scotland and north of England

Heavy snow and freezing rain in Scotland and northern England has disrupted court trials and Covid vaccination appointments. Amid warnings that a “Beast from the East 2” could hit the UK next week, the Met Office issued an amber snow warning for parts of Scotland and north-east England overnight, with up to 11cm falling in the Perth and Kinross area, 5cm in Cumbria, and large accumulations in other parts of northern England. A yellow snow and ice warning has been issued for Saturday, covering large parts of Scotland and northern and central England. Hospital bosses have advised older people not …
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