The Met Office has extended warnings for snow and rain as Storm Christoph causes chaos with Prime Minister Boris Johnson due to chair a Cobra meeting on the response. A yellow warning for snow has been issued for North East England from midday on Wednesday until 6am on Thursday. Forecasters warned rain could increasingly turn to snow during Wednesday evening and overnight, bringing disruption and travel chaos. People were warned of the threat of power cuts and some rural communities becoming cut off. A yellow weather warning for snow and ice was also issued for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders. Yellow warnings for rain have also been issued for large parts of the country including South West England, East Midlands, Wales, Yorkshire & Humber, North East England, London & South East England, West Midlands and the East Midlands. Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the Commons: “Our sympathies also go out to those affected by the latest floods. Have you been affected by the floods? Let us know in the comments section “I want to thank the Environment Agency and our emergency services for the work they’re doing to support those communities, and I’ll be chairing a Cobra meeting later on… Read full this story
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