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Temperatures will drop in the region to a cool -2C and snow has been falling in some parts already

Feb 8, 2021

Liverpool can expect snow and freezing temperatures this week as Storm Darcy hits the UK.
According to forecasters, cold air emanating from Russia and Eastern Europe is moving across the UK bringing the risk of significant snow accumulations to parts of England and Scotland.
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The Dutch weather service has named a low-pressure system that has brought gale-force winds and widespread snow to the Netherlands as Storm Darcy.
In Liverpool, the Met Office says by Tuesday, temperatures will drop to a cool -2C, rising to just 2C in the afternoon.
This will be coupled by snowfall on Saturday, February 13 from 6am to 12pm.
On Monday morning the ECHO received reports of snow falling in Mossley Hill, Bootle and several other areas.
Met Office Chief Meteorologist, Paul Gundersen, said: The UK is in for a notably cold and snowy period over [this] week, with very cold air in place over the whole of the UK.
Within the Amber warning area, more widespread snow is expected and we could see 5-10 cm of snow quite widely, with a chance that a few places could see 20 cm or more.
“With such severe weather around its important to keep up to date with the latest forecast.
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With temperatures across the UK falling as the cold air moves in, widespread overnight frosts and wind chill making daytime temperatures feel freezing, Cold Weather Alerts are in place across England.
Dr Owen Landeg, Group Leader, Extreme Events and Health Protection at Public Health England, said: Cold weather isnt just uncomfortable it can have a serious impact on health. For older people and those with heart and lung problems, it can increase the risks of heart attacks, strokes and chest infections.
So, its really crucial at this time to remember to check on frail or older neighbours or relatives, especially those living alone or who have serious illnesses.”