All Met Office snow warnings this week as forecasters warn of injury in blast

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    The Met Office has issued more yellow weather warnings for snow and ice, with millions of Brits set to experience an Arctic blast this week.

    An initial warning was issued on Friday (March 3) and covered much of Scotland as well as the north-east coast of England.

    Earlier today (Monday, March 6) two more were issued, covering Northern Ireland and large swathes of both Wales and England.

    READ MORE: UK weather maps show when Brits will be blanketed with up to 10cm of snow today

    London, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham, Oxford, Leicester and Norwich are just some of the cities impacted.

    The Met Office said: "Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

    "Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

    "Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths."

    In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the Met Office said 2cm of snow can be expected to settle on the ground.

    The earlier alert for Scotland warned of up to 10cm in northern regions.

    Today's new warnings both expire at 10am tomorrow (Tuesday, March 7) but another is due to come into place on Wednesday (March 8) covering south Wales and much of the south-east of England.

    There, the Met Office say 10cm of snow could settle on the ground over hills.

    Another yellow-level warning for snow is to come on Thursday (March 9), lasting until 6pm on Friday (March 10).

    It covers Northern Ireland, most of Scotland and the whole of the north of England and Wales.

    Staggeringly, the Met Office say some northern regions could see 20cm settle on the ground towards the end of the week. Up to 40cm of the white stuff is expected in the Highlands, the warning adds.

    People have been told: "There is a small chance that long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur.

    "There is a slight chance that roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers.

    "There is a small chance that communities could be cut off for several days.

    "There is a small chance that long interruptions to power supplies and other services, such as gas, water, telephone and mobile phone coverage, may occur."

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