The yellow warning runs from 7pm until tomorrow at 1pm and comes as temperatures are set to plunge tonight – with some parts of the country facing bitterly cold subzero temperatures. At 7.20pm the Met Office updated its yellow warning to include parts of southwest England and and extended the alert into Wales.

The yellow warning reads: “Fog will quickly form overnight and may be slow to clear during Wednesday.”

Newtown, in Wales braces for -2C tonight, while Darlington in the north faces -1C.

A yellow warning for ice issued for Eats Midlands, West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Yorkshire & Humber and North West England.

The alert which runs from 9pm until 10am tomorrow reads: “Icy patches are expected to develop overnight.”

The Met Office warns Britons to be careful as the ice overnight could lead to “some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces”.

The yellow warning continued: “Icy patches are expected to develop on untreated surfaces, especially where they remain wet following showers or rainfall this afternoon and evening.”

From 2pm tomorrow a yellow warning for “strong winds” has been issued for Northern Ireland, parts of Wales and the southwest of England.

And on Thursday a yellow warning has been issued for rain in southern England, along the coast of Kent, Portsmouth and Brighton.

The yellow warning runs from midnight on December 19 to 11.59pm on December 21.

More to follow…


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