One person was killed and at least 17 injured in a massive crash of at least 134 vehicles in blizzard conditions in Japan.
Storm Christoph is expected to bring strong winds and rain across the region this week.
The country faces a “timeline of different hazards” this week as Storm Christoph moves in, a weather forecaster has said.
A major incident has been declared in South Yorkshire as Storm Christoph is set to bring widespread flooding, gales and snow to parts of the UK.
Severe weather set to batter the UK this week through Storm Christoph could bring significant flooding across some areas, as the Environment Agency described it as a “volatile situation”.
The wave of heavy rain and gales set to pound the UK this week has been dubbed “Storm Christoph” by meteorologists, with people warned to brace themselves for a period of very unsettled weather.
Strong winds and rain associated with Storm Christoph are expected to push north creating blizzard conditions across the region this week.
Heavy rain, gales and snow could hit parts of the UK in what forecasters have said will be a “very unsettled” spell of weather this week.
Large swathes of the UK are set to be hit with heavy downpours next week, with warnings of potential flooding in place.
Motorists are being advised that the snow gates on Lecht Road have reopened this morning.
Parts of the UK are set to see heavy downpours in the coming days, with forecasters warning of potential flooding.
Heavy snow is set to bring travel disruption and the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for Scotland, northern and central England as the weekend approaches.
A university student has defended a snowball fight in Leeds which saw hundreds of young people break England’s lockdown rules, saying it was “a laugh people needed”.
A warning for heavy snow has been issued for much of Scotland
Last year rivalled 2016 for the warmest on record, as global temperatures were measured to be nearly 1.3C hotter than pre-industrial times, scientists have said.
Parts of the UK have been battered by snow and freezing rain and a Met Office yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place until 9pm on Thursday, stretching from the northern Highlands to South Yorkshire.
Motorists are facing difficult driving conditions with heavy snow falling in some parts of the country.
Snow gates on the A93 have closed as a result of wintry conditions.
An amber warning for heavy snow has been issued by the Met Office.
The Met Office has extended its snow and ice warning for this week.
Much of Spain is struggling to return to normality three days after a 30-hour-long record snowfall that was then hardened by record-low temperatures.
Snow is likely to fall across many parts of northern England on Thursday, with the possibility of a Beast from the East 2 in the middle of next week.
Experts are to assess whether a “lost” sculpture recently installed in a city pond has been damaged after people climbed on it when the water froze over.
A weather warning for heavy snow has been issued by the Met Office.
Icy conditions have hit much of the UK and Ireland this weekend. Forecasters predict that the cold spell is due to continue, with temperatures expected to remain slightly below average into next week.
Freezing fog lingered over much of England on Saturday as the country emerged from its coldest night of the winter so far.
The Met Office has warned most of mainland Scotland to prepare for icy conditions as temperatures look set to drop from this evening into tomorrow morning.
Winter sports fans of all ages descended on a snowy Hazlehead Park today to take advantage of icy conditions resulting from near-freezing weather.
Snow, ice and heavy rain are set to hit the UK during a bitterly cold weekend.
NHS Grampian has told people to heed the Scottish Government's advice and stay at home, as a near 3,000% increase in injuries from slips and falls adds to the pressure on hospitals.