Cold weather alert issued for England, with Met Office warning of HEAVY SNOW

A cold weather alert has been issued for large parts of England, with the Met Office warning of heavy snow and health risks to vulnerable people.

The level 2 alert runs from 6pm on Sunday to 9am on Thursday across the North, Midlands, and central and eastern parts of England.

The Met Office says there is a 70% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow, and has advised people in those regions to stock up on food and medicines to reduce the need to go outside.

London, the South and South West are covered by a level 1 alert – warning people to stay vigilant.

Scores of flood warnings remain in place following heavy rain that has left roads and fields underwater and threatened homes.

Further downpours are forecast over the weekend and it will remain windy – while turning colder – as the mild air of recent weeks slips away and colder northerly air moves in.

Showers will increasingly fall as snow, especially across northern areas.

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