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Snow and ice disrupts travel across UK as hundreds of schools close – live

Plunging temperatures, ice and snow forecast to combine to create treacherous conditions on the roads and railways

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10.46am GMT

The coldest temperature recorded in the UK in the last 24 hours was -12.4C in Dalwhinnie in central Scotland.

Chillingham Barns in Northumberland wasn’t far behind at -12.2C.

It was another very cold night across much of the UK, with minus 12.2 °C recorded at Chillingham Barns in #Northumberland ❄️ pic.twitter.com/NkqS6HvgNH

10.32am GMT

A number of flights at Heathrow have been cancelled “due to crew and aircraft being out of position following yesterday’s weather.”

UPDATE | Disruption continues following yesterday’s weather. If your flight is cancelled, please do not travel to the airport. https://t.co/zOqJyQR48T pic.twitter.com/ZczcxvAQ4I

Just to be clear, there was hardly any snow at Heathrow yesterday. BA cancelled about 300 flights because it was cold. https://t.co/opIdGEDuRe

Wondering if there’s more to this than BA have said. This morning’s reports suggested it was only BA flights in & out of Heathrow that were badly affected. Heathrow wasn’t the only cold place.

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