Brits face fresh snow hell as Arctic blasts from Greenland and Iceland batter UK

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    Weather forecasters have warned that more snow could be on the way to the UK next week, caused by high pressure systems from Greenland and Iceland.

    Widespread snow has impacted millions of Brits this week and last, with some regions seeing several inches of the white stuff settle on the ground.

    A yellow-level Met Office weather warning remains in place for snow in northern England and Scotland until 4am tomorrow (Thursday, March 16).

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    People there have been told: "Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services."

    However, it doesn't look like the cold snap will be ending after that warning expires, with more snow possibly coming next week.

    Netweather's forecast for next week states that high pressure towards Greenland and Iceland could create a "boundary between the warm and cold air masses" leading to snow falling across the country.

    Netweather forecaster Ian Simpson writes: "There remains a strong signal for pressure to be above average to the north-west of Britain, especially around Greenland and Iceland, with low pressure systems tracking further south than usual as they approach Europe.

    "This means that we will continue to see a battle between low pressure to the west and south pushing in warm south-westerlies, and cold northerly and easterly winds to the north of the low pressure systems, with the high pressure to the north-west often sending cold air down from the north.

    "There will be further rain at times, with potential for further snow at the boundary between the warm and cold air masses, but as time goes on the likelihood of significant snow at low levels will tend to decrease with the sun becoming stronger at this time of year."

    He adds that temperatures are expected to be slightly above average in south-east England, but slightly below average elsewhere.

    The Met Office's long range forecast for Sunday (March 19) to Tuesday (March 28) also warns that snow could be on the way next week.

    It reads: "Confidence is generally reduced but most likely remaining unsettled, with periods of rain and strong winds expected for many areas at times.

    "There is likely to be a continued risk of snow in northern parts of the country, particularly across higher ground of Scotland, and perhaps some wintry showers for the far north.

    "Temperatures overall will be near average to mild in the south, but near average to cold in the north."

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