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UK weather: Severe warning as heavy snow hits

Snow has started to fall across Wales and south west England, bringing rush hour travel disruption and closing Cornwall Airport in Newquay.The Met Office upgraded a weather warning from yellow to amber for heavy snow between 14:00 to 21:00 GMT.Meanwhile, temperatures have fallen to the lowest level this winter, with Braemar, Aberdeenshire, dropping to -14.4C (6F) this morning.It is the lowest in the UK since -15.6C in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, in 2012.The Met Office warns the heavy snow could cause: Travel delays on roads which could strand some vehicles and passengers Some delays and cancellations to rail travel Rural communities could be cut off Power cuts are likely and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, could be affec ...