A BLANKET of snow will cover Britain tomorrow with up to 12in (30cm) falling on higher ground, amid fears the latest bout of wintry weather will bring the transport network to its knees.
The North West is on amber alert from the Met Office - which means there is a "high likelihood" of snow with a "medium impact" expected.
Temperatures are expected to remain below zero in large parts of the country on what is predicted to be a particularly "messy" day for travel.
Blizzards and strong winds are set to make conditions treacherous on the roads and motorists were warned heavy snow would arrive before the morning rush hour.
South West Trains has already announced changes to its services and will be operating a revised timetable on a number of routes tomorrow.
The Met Office has issued a "red" severe weather warning for heavy snow in upland parts of southern Wales. Amber alerts were in place for the Midlands, London and the South, the east of England, and Northern Ireland along with the North West.
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