The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of thick fog this morning that will blanket the west of England and Wales as temperatures drop and start to freeze in many areas of the country.
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Britons are being warned of travel problems this morning after forecasters issued a weather warning of thick fog for a day that has begun to freeze over much of the country.
Under clear skies, temperatures are dropping, bringing frost and mercury as low as -6C in Scotland.
The Met Office has advised people to be careful on the road during rush hour on Friday morning when visibility is limited.
“Plots of fog could cause some disruption to travel during the morning rush hour,” the Met Office said, with a yellow warning lasting until 8:30am through western England. and Wales.
People are being told to expect: “Train times are slower as there may be delays for bus and train services. There is a possibility of flight delay or cancellation”.
Met Office forecaster Clare Nasir said: “Under starry skies and falling temperatures, fog and mist will fall across England and Wales and it is likely to be widespread if not dense in some areas.
“A widespread frost with temperatures dropping to near freezing if not lower, certainly for the Scottish flashes we could see a value of -5 or -6C to start a day.”
Ms Nasir added: “We experience this dense fog anywhere from the Midlands, mid-Wales down to the West Country, central and southern England.”
The good news is that the fog is likely to clear quickly with warm weather forecast later in the day and hot temperatures from a high-pressure system pouring in from the continent.
The Met Office states: “EPatches of arly fog over parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England will soon lift and clear. Otherwise, conditions are good and dry with plenty of pleasantly warm sunshine.
“Cool winds in the north and throughout the English Channel coastal areas.”
It’s been quite cold starting in March but is expected to warm up significantly this weekend with a peak of 18C and the Met Office says it will be even hotter next week.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-morning-commuters-warned-travel-26497632 Morning commuters warn of commuting chaos as dense fog weather warning is declared