Stansted Airport is currently closed while snow clearing operations are mobilised to clear the runway. A spokesman for the airport said all flights are suspended and officials did not know when it would be reopened. Intending passengers should telephone their airline before setting out for the airport.
Ice warnings have been issued by The Met Office covering northern Scotland, Northern Ireland together with north-east England. There are snow/sleet alerts for Wales and parts of England.
Some 13,000 homes are without power in the East Midlands and West Midlands, with homes in Worcester, Gloucester and Coventry affected.
In the West of England, some 7,000 homes are also without power, this includes 3,400 homes in Wiltshire and more than 3,600 in the Gloucestershire.
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