Met Office weather forecasters have released further warnings for the UK as storm Dennis, the second threatening system of the week, brandishes severe winds as it heads towards the country. A selection of warnings is now in place until this coming Sunday.
The Met Office has now released warnings for the UK covering the next four days.
Agency officials released another warning for the country for Thursday, with snow and rain likely for northern England and Ireland.
A snow warning is now in place for the northeast during a nine-hour period from 2am to am
The warning covers northeast England, northwest England, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders and Strathclyde.
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Met Office weather warnings EXTENDED: New Met Office warnings are for rain and snow (Image: MET OFFICE)
The Met Office warned: “A band of rain, sleet and snow will become slow- moving across parts of southern Scotland and northern England during Thursday morning.
“3-8 cm of snow is most likely to accumulate above 377 meters, but possibly as low as 153 meters in parts of south-west Scotland. “
A second rain warning is in place for Northern Ireland, which will see potentially heavy rain and flooding.
The warning states: “Rain will spread northwards during the early hours of Thursday, preceded by a spell of snow above about meters.