Storm Nelson brings snow in Devon raising fears of Easter travel chaos

by 24britishtvMarch 28, 2024, 6 p.m. 21
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Storm Nelson has brought snow to parts of south-west England and Wales, sparking fears of Easter weekend travel chaos.

Two inches settled on the ground in North Wyke, just north of Dartmoor overnight, after temperatures dropped to lows of -1.2C in Okehampton, west Devon. Three inches of snow was also recorded in Powys, Wales, on Thursday morning.

The Spanish-named storm is expected to bring winds of up to 70mph to parts of England on Thursday, including 50mph gusts in London, according to the Met Office.

Forecasters said an area of rain, sleet and hill snow is moving north across the UK as holidaymakers prepare for the Easter getaway.

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