UK weather: new amber warning for more snow amid travel chaos – live updates | UK news


With a new snow warning, dozens stranded on Dartmoor, and widespread travel disruption it’s high time for a snow blog.

It may be piffling compared to the polar vortex in the US, but snow in the UK has a habit creating of chaos. We’ll have all the latest as the UK struggles to cope with the wintry blast.

Here’s a summary of the latest:

  • The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning of snow for part of the South East. It said: “Travel delays on roads are likely, stranding some vehicles and passengers.” It added there was a “good chance” some rural communities could be cut off and power cuts were “likely”.

Met Office

❄️ With an amber weather warning for #snow across central southern areas, be careful on your morning commute and stay #weatheraware

February 1, 2019


We’re running our Winter Weather timetable today. All of our London stations are open, but there may not be direct trains on your route so you may have to change, for example at London Bridge for Cannon Street. Check your journey now: #SEWinter

February 1, 2019

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