10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow

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10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow

Nicole Morley

10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Freezing Britain as seen from the air over Leicestershire (Picture: SWNS)

Aerial images of the UK show the scale of the recent snowfall.

Britain, pictured from above Leicestershire, is covered in a thick blanket of white snow as temperatured dropped as low as -12C overnight.

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Roads appear as small cracks in the almost all-white images, displaying just how treacherous conditions are for motorists during the cold spell.

More than 12 inches of snow fell in some parts of the UK and temperatures are expected to drop below as -10C once again overnight.

Although the snow may look breathtaking from above, the weather has been wreaking havoc.

10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Much of the snow was completely untouched (Picture: SWNS)
10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Temperatures in the UK have plummeted (Picture: SWNS)

The weather caused 10,000 homes to lose power int he Midlands, South Wales and the South West. While SSE said 800 homes in Oxfordshire will be without electricity overnight due to the adverse weather.

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Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said, with snow flurries fading, most places across the country will wake up to a ‘bright sunny morning’ and that it will be ‘very cold overnight’.

‘We could see -10C or -12C in some rural locations where they have got the snow. Even in the cities, getting below freezing, so certainly a chilly night ahead,’ he added.

10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Some parts of the UK have seen 12 inches of snow fall (Picture: SWNS)
10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Roads appear as tiny cracks (Picture: SWNS)
10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Motorists are facing treacherous conditions (Picture: SWNS)

With ice expected, he said there will be ‘widespread slippery, icy conditions’ and people should take care on the roads and pavements.

‘There is a separate ice warning out for that because there is a chance that that rain could fall as a little bit of snow over the higher ground.’

Pete Williams, the RAC’s road safety spokesman, said: ‘I think the big thing is people are not going to leave enough time. Journeys will take two to three times longer.

10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
The Met office has issued yellow weather warnings (Picture: SWNS)
10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Snow has covered large parts of the UK (Picture: SWNS)

‘It’s going to be treacherous driving conditions.’

He said low overnight temperatures could cause black ice and urged people to drive slowly, leaving plenty of space between them and the car in front.

10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Britain blanketed in snow, as seen from the air over Leicestershire (Picture: SWNS)

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10 stunning pictures from the air that show Britain blanketed in snow
Snow can be seen for miles (Picture: SWNS)

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