“A biting, bitter wind chill and several hours of sleet and snow to come bringing hazardous conditions and poor visibility. As temperatures fall, it’s turning icy with slippery surfaces.”
She continued: “Several hours of heavy snow continuing to fall across Scotland and parts of England and Northern Ireland into the peak district and the mountains of Wales.
“We will see blowing snow and blizzard like conditions across the highest routes of those northern counties.
“Difficult and dangerous driving conditions and it’s horrible if you’re having to travel. As temperatures fall, freezing, frosty and icy with slippery surfaces into a new day.”