Snow and ice is set to grip parts of the UK from today as the Met Office issues more severe yellow weather warnings.
The harsh conditions are likely to cause travel disruption throughout most of Scotland on Monday morning as people head out in the morning rush hour.
The white stuff set to blanket British shores from today, beginning in central and the Highlands of Scotland where minimum temperatures of 2C are forecast.
Snow will begin to fall from 1am on Sunday and continue until 10am on Monday.
By Monday, the snow and ice warning will spread to cover nearly the whole of Scotland, Glasgow, Edinburgh and the borders.
The snow is set to continue to fall all the way into 9pm on Monday night.
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Meanwhile, heavy wind will blast through Scotland and Northern England before dying out by Sunday.
A range of severe weather warnings is down to a band of low pressure sweeping in.
Dan Suri, chief forecaster at the Met Office, said: “A relatively deep area of a low-pressure system on Monday provides a continuation of the extremely unsettled period the UK has endured.
"Despite reports to the contrary, this system hasn’t been named, and there is no plan to do so currently, despite some speculation on social media.”
The Met Office has also cautioned people to prepare for continued flooding in the coming days.
The UK continues to reel from storms Ciara and Dennis, which caused havoc across the country over the past two weekends.
Widespread flooding caused serious damage in some regions and left many fleeing their homes.
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Mr Suri added: "With further rain in the forecast over the coming days, additional rainfall could create further challenges as river catchments are more likely to respond to extra rainfall more quickly. Flooding, especially in areas already heavily affected, remains a possibility.”
With the ground across the UK already saturated, there is a chance of further flooding in some areas.
The public are being asked to assess the flood risk by visiting the Environment Agency.
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Scott Squires, Duty Tactical Manager for Natural Resources Wales said: “As the floodwaters recede and communities start to get back on their feet, we’ll continue to support local authorities and emergency service in these affected areas.
"Over the coming days our teams will be checking for any signs of damage to our flood defences, and removing blockages and debris which has built up in culverts and drainage grids etc.”
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