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Snow creates travel chaos across UK prior to Storm Dylan's arrival

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Before Storm Dylan sweeps across the British Isles to close out 2017, snow created travel chaos across the United Kingdom on Friday.

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With ample cold air in place, a depression dropped snow across parts of the U.K. on Friday morning.

The heaviest snow was measured across northern England and Scotland with 4 cm (1.6 inches) measured outside of Glasgow and 3 cm (1.2 inches) in Buxton, according to the Met Office.

There was also a report of a coating of snow southward to Buntingford, which is located in between London and Cambridge.

The snow created a travel nightmare for commuters or those heading to their New Year's Day holiday destinations.

Glasgow Airport was forced to temporarily suspend operations. More than three dozen flights have been delayed, according to FlightAware.

Some motorways became impassible due to the snow across the north of England. This includes the A6 north of Lancaster and many around the Peak District National Park, AA stated.

South of the snow, rain and gusty winds swept across southern England and led to sporadic power cuts.


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