Snowstorm in Britain moves north, leaving chaos in its wake
After the heaviest snowfall in 18 years, the storm above the UK is moving northwards away from the south-east, but is leaving chaos on the roads and tranist lines behind it.
Further disruption is expected today as snowdrifts remain an issue, however many London buses will be back on the roads and while most of the tube network went down yesterday, it shold be mostly back up and running today.
The Highways Agency is still advising against any travel on the country's icy roads unless absolutely necessary, while suburban services into London remain seriously affected by the snow.
A severe weather warning from the Met Office remains in place for England, Wales and much of Scotland as the snow moves north, leaving severe disruption in its wake.
At least 3,000 schools are expected to close or remain closed for another day, while for air travellers the situation remains bleak.
London City Airport is closed, and delays are still occuring at Heathrow, Stansted, and Gatwick.
It was estimated that the economy lost more than one billion pounds yesterday, as a result of about a fifth of Britain's work force being unable to get in to work.