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23 Feb 2020 | 11:35 PM UTC

UK: Weather officials issue snow and rain warnings in central and northern UK February 24

Met Office forecasts a snow storm to impact central and northern UK on February 24; snow, rain, sleet, and associated disruptions expected

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Event

The Met Office has issued snow and rain warnings for central and northern UK on Monday, February 24. The warnings are in place until 12:00 (local time) for Northern Ireland, most of Scotland and all its major cities excluding Aberdeen, and all of northern England from Sheffield to the Scottish border. Weather officials forecast snow and sleet to cause travel disruptions in the aforementioned areas.

Transportation disruptions, power outages, and other associated disruptions are expected in affected areas in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in or traveling to the UK are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions (including road closures) and power outages, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.