In most of the unusually heavy snowfall hit the east of England. Thus, in just one county of Norfolk for this reason has been closed more than 260 schools. In the rest of the country the weather has also made adjustments to the schedule – schools continue to close in central and northern England, and in the south of Scotland.
However, the coldest temperature remains still in Norfolk: the temperature there on Wednesday dropped below minus 13 degrees. While in most parts of the UK air barely warmer than zero degrees, which is also lower than normal.
Who came from the western part of Russia atmospheric front in the United Kingdom caused heavy snowfalls that have led to significant difficulties in transport. In some areas, the snow depth was 17 inches, while the national average for the last few days has dropped 5.2 inches of precipitation. For the UK, where the snow in the winter – a rarity these atmospheric phenomena are the real problem. As a result, the national Office of Management highways has brought to the road an additional 500 units. Currently, snow machines are clearing the road and sprinkle them with salt to prevent ice.
According to weather forecasts, the majority of the kingdom will be at the mercy of a cold atmospheric front by the end of January. In addition, as early as Friday in the central and eastern regions of the country should expect a serious drop in temperature of air and further strengthen the snow, meteorologists believe.