By Dale Western on 11 February 2013

3125529405 89Cdbb9b7c 300X225Updated: 09:33 GMT, 11 February 2013

London wakes up to snow as winter blasts back and could last up to a MONTH

  • Up to four inches of snow fell over parts of the UK overnight
  • London also wakes up to rare heavy dump of snow
  • Snowfall will continue until around midday but will return midweek
  • Forecasters: Overnight freezing conditions to cause chaos this morning

If you hoped the worst of the winter weather was behind us, prepare to be bitterly disappointed.

After snow caused widespread disruption last month, freezing temperatures and severe weather warnings will return this week – and plague us for another month.

Up to four inches of snow has covered parts of the country overnight and the bad weather is expected to continue until this afternoon.

The Met Office said today that another two inches could still fall over parts of Scotland in the coming hours while it fades elsewhere.

Heavy snow has also left some roads treacherous and some rail services are disrupted this morning.

UK flight disruptions due to snow

Snow and ice led has led to some UK airport disruptions and is expected to continue throughout the day.
Luton airport said there are still some minor delays after the airport was hit by heavy snow yesterday.
Gatwick and Heathrow airports were also experiencing some delays.
Most flights from UK airports to Geneva, Switzerland are cancelled or delayed due to snow.

Monday, February 11, 2013

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