Flights suspended as Arctic air, snow and sleet blast UK


LONDON — Dozens of flights had been suspended within the U.Okay. and a few faculties needed to shut on Wednesday as snow blanketed a lot of the nation.

Britain’s nationwide climate forecaster, the Met Workplace, mentioned temperatures within the Scottish Highlands dropped to minus 15.4 levels Celsius (4 Fahrenheit) in a single day, the coldest night time recorded this 12 months to this point. Freezing Arctic air is predicted to blast the U.Okay. for the remainder of the week, it added, warning of journey disruptions and energy cuts in rural areas within the north.