Back in December we warned households to prepare for a cold winter. Even though we’re now approaching March there’s no sign of spring just yet.
Britain is set for the coldest February week in five years as freezing air arrives from Russia.
On Saturday temperatures fell as low as -5.5C in Anglesey, north Wales and the cold spell is expected to intensify from Sunday night into Monday.
The Met Office has issued an amber cold weather alert, which warns of increased health risks to vulnerable and elderly people.
It has also issued two yellow weather warnings for snow.
Snow showers are expected in large parts of the UK on Monday and Tuesday, which could cause travel delays and cancellations, power cuts and problems with mobile phone services.
Source: BBC Weather
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