Commuter chaos continues as weather conditions worsen across the country

With heavy snow continuing to fall, much of the UK is still at a standstill as travel networks struggle to cope

Thousands more are expected to take snow days today as travel networks across the country struggle to cope in the severe weather.

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With temperatures plummeting to minus 18 in some areas last night, forecasters are predicting another eight inches of snow across the east and south of England today as the cold snap refuses to let up.

Motorways and main roads up and down the UK are experiencing gridlock as motorists battle to make it to work, facing thick snow drifts and patches of treacherous black ice on surfaces yet to be gritted.

Snow causes travel chaos across the UK

And rail networks are faring little better.

With another six inches of snow falling in Kent last night, many rail companies are running highly-restricted skeleton services, with scores of journeys being cancelled.

Southern Railway has resorted to cancelling all services for the foreseeable future.

Tens of thousands of passengers hoping to fly are also facing disappointment, as Gatwick and Edinburgh airports remain closed for another day.

Snow causing travel chaos across the UK

Schools across the UK are also facing closures for another day, allowing thousands of children to go out and enjoy the wintry conditions.

We want to know if the weather has disrupted your travel plans. Do you feel let down by the roads or rail? Or have your flights been cancelled? Let us know in the comments box below!

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