Heavy snowfall forces UK schools to close

Several schools across the UK have been forced to close for the second day in a row following a chaos of snow and ice.

Thousands of classrooms were reportedly closed on Monday as an Arctic freeze engulfed Britain, according to a report from Daily mail. Students went to work remotely due to the closure.

Hundreds of schools remained closed Tuesday, with others opting for later start times to ensure the safety of children and staff as they enter during the day.

The Met Office has issued a yellow snow and ice warning covering the north of Scotland and north-east England from midnight Tuesday to noon Thursday, according to daily mail.

Braemer in Aberdeenshire reportedly recorded the lowest temperature since February 2021 and the lowest maximum in 12 years with a minimum of minus 17°C and a maximum of minus 9.3°C.

The next five coldest temperatures were recorded in Scotland, including minus 13.1°C at Balmoral.

Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said heavy snow would return in some places on Tuesday.

“Coming into force at midnight tonight until lunchtime on Thursday, (there is a) major snow and ice warning covering the North East of England, all sorts of the northern part of Scotland as well as the Highlands. and the islands. ‘ Claydon said.

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