Heavy snow warning for weekend

WEATHER experts today forecast a few days’ relief from the bitter weather before the next band of snow hits the country.

Heavy snow is predicted to fall across the north-east of England and Scotland throughout Sunday afternoon and night.

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Forecaster Gareth Harvey, of MeteoGroup, said: “The next few days will only see a few light snow flurries affecting the mountains, while temperatures will stay cold.

“The weather will change on Sunday when a front coming in from the west meets cold air.”