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Here are all the areas of the UK that could be affected by snow this week

Temperatures could plummet to -5C in some parts of the country

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Faima Bakar

You can expect some travel disruption this week as severe weather has come to our shores, bringing with it ice and snow. 

Temperatures are expected to fall to -2C in London, -1C in Cardiff, -3C in Edinburgh and Belfast, and -10C (yes, really) in the Scottish Highlands.

The week will start wet and windy in most places, but snow could follow in some parts. A level two (severe cold weather) alert is place from 6pm on Sunday (January 15) to 9am on Thursday (January 19) across the North, the Midlands, and central and eastern parts of England.

The Met Office has warned there is a 70 percent chance of severely cold conditions, ice and heavy snow, advising people in those regions to stay inside if possible. London, the South and South West have a level one alert meaning people also need to stay vigilant.

The severe weather has also disrupted rail networks due to flooding, with services between London and Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Exeter, Salisbury, Southampton and Weymouth the worst hit.

More than 100 flood warnings remain in England, with one warning in Wales. If you’re in any of the affected areas, travel with caution. 

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