LONDON: Heavy snow has hit the north of England and a whole lot of colleges stay closed, as a warning of icy circumstances stays in place for many of the nation.
The deepest snow on Thursday fell in Bingley, West Yorkshire, which recorded 11cm (4.3 inches).
The Met Office has now warned under freezing temperatures throughout many elements of England will produce icy surfaces.
A yellow “be aware” warning for ice was in place on Friday morning and a second yellow warning for snow and ice applies for many of Saturday.
Temperatures in elements of Yorkshire and Cumbria had been -6C (21F) earlier and there are warnings of fog for elements of the Midlands and the North.
About 700 houses in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, stay with out fuel on account of frozen pipes.
Gas has been shut off to every affected property and clients have been requested to not use their fuel home equipment.