UK snow radar LIVE update: Map shows freezing weather system hit London and SMASH UK coast
BRITAIN is braced for chilling temperatures and up to 20cm of snow this week as the so-called Beast from the East batters the UK with freezing winds.
8.30am: Flights cancelled
British Airways has cancelled dozens of flights from Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, while easyJet said it is expecting disruption to some of its flights and has advised customers to check before they travel.
East Midlands Airport said it was currently fully operational, but warned passengers to monitor updates throughout the day.
8am: School closures in Essex, Kent and Surrey
Dozens of schools are closed across the home counties this morning, as an amber warning is in place until 12pm today when “snow showers and longer periods of snow” are expected.