BBC Weather: Yellow travel warnings in place as fog sparks dangerous driving conditions

BBC Weather: Yellow fog warnings issued for UK

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BBC Breakfast’s Carole Kirkwood told viewers that it will be a “cold start” to Wednesday as temperatures in the south plummet while northern areas are “that bit higher” with warmer climes. Ms Kirkwood warned it will be a  “cold start” to Wednesday as temperatures in the south plummet while northern areas are “that bit higher” with warmer climes.

She added how motorists need to “watch out” for fog across some central and southeastern parts of England which have triggered the yellow warning. 

But she stressed this fog will “slowly lift” binging in its wake “a lot of dry weather and a fair bit of sunshine.”

The forecaster added Northern Ireland will be mostly dry while thicker cloud is expected in Scotland alongside some windy and patchy showers.

But despite sunshine across much of the UK, temperatures will remain around 6C, 7C, and 8C for most of us.

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Wednesday will see highs of 12C in Aberdeen, 10 in Glasgow, 10 C in Plymouth, 9C in Newcastle, and 9C in Hull.

Through Wednesday evening and overnight cloud will linger and rain is expected to fall in northern areas. 

She added how there will also be “a widespread frost” engulfing much of Britain as temperatures are set to plummet as night draws in.

She added how “more fog” than last night is expected to arrive on Thursday morning sparking more travel problems on Britain’s roads.

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Thursday morning will see bitterly cold temperatures of -1C in Norwich, 0C in Cardiff and 3C in London.

Ms Kirkwood noted how “high pressure is still in charge” meaning there will be no winds to shift the fog, which she warned will linger “for a time” on Thursday.

The BBC weather presenter stressed if fog does linger in areas, temperatures will be “surpressed”.

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The rest of the week will see “mild and breezy” weather for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

While England and Wales will continue to be gripped by frost.

England and Wales will also “increasingly foggy” days as the week wears on.

But Ms Kirkwood stressed that when the fog does burn off “there will be some sunshine”.

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