UK weather: Scenes as Storm Emma meets Beast from the East – BBC News


Sub-zero conditions are continuing to cause disruption across the UK, as Storm Emma hits hard.

With further snow expected on Friday, these are some of the scenes from across the country.

A person digging their car out from under heavy snowImage copyright
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Heavy snowfall has continued to affect parts of the UK, as seen here in Ripponden, Yorkshire

Cars and lorries stuck on A1 between Morpeth and AlnwickImage copyright
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Cars and lorries were stuck on the A1 in Northumberland, as drivers faced difficult conditions on the roads

Queue of cars on the A303 between Ilminster, Somerset and MereImage copyright
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Many drivers were also stuck on the A303 near Ilminster, as well as the M62 near Rochdale

Aerial view of a snow covered Newcastle AirportImage copyright
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Airports have been heavily disrupted, with flights subjected to delays and cancellations

A man clears snow near Blackstone Edge in the PenninesImage copyright
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People have worked hard to clear snow, such as here near Blackstone Edge in the Pennines

A woman clears snow from a doorwayImage copyright
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Snowy conditions also persisted in Larbert, near Falkirk

A mountain rescue crew receive hot drinks in a streetImage copyright
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Local residents provided a mountain rescue crew with hot drinks as they enforced a road closure in Delph, Greater Manchester

Giant waves crash over Souter Lighthouse in South Shields in TynemouthImage copyright
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Giant waves crashed over Souter Lighthouse in South Shields, Tynemouth

The Severn Bridge in the snowImage copyright
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The Severn Bridge was barely visible as snow continued to fall in south Wales and south-west England

A woman travels on a sled down a slope at Farnborough in HampshireImage copyright
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Meanwhile in Farnborough, Hampshire, some people took advantage of the snow to go sledging

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