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get to eu. work? and will you get paid if you stay at home? i'll explain all the rules before 7am. in sport, it's snow joke for arsenalfans. by manchester city, as the pressure builds on manager arsene wenger. we will have all the latest on the weather. weather. snowfall, more ice and those biting easterly winds. easterly winds. full uk forecast throughout the morning. first, our main story. stranded on motorways because of heavy snowfall. remain in place for much of the rest of the uk.
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conditions first hit on tuesday. major roads overnight. where people are still stuck in strong winds and snow. to get people to safety. and brought in the army to help free the road. moving after it was closed for nearly 10 hours. hundreds of motorists were trapped in freezing conditions. near taunton, when up to 100 vehicles became stranded. in those closures overnight.
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where he is still trapped. with every mile, the clouds came lower. lower. more snow swirled, and the carriageway began to disappear. carriageway began to disappear. the time we reached the hills of wiltshire, the blizzard had begun. wiltshire, the blizzard had begun. pretty soon everything ground to a halt. halt. travelling tonight from east to west is absolutely horrendous. to west is absolutely horrendous. i put the window down, hopefully you can see that, it is driving snow. can see that, it is driving snow. we have six or seven inches here. have six or seven inches here. front and behind, hundreds of vehicles were going nowhere. vehicles were going nowhere. the moment it is not looking very promising and we could be stuck. promising and we could be stuck. the snowploughs struggled to clear a path. got to get the heating on. i've been stuck out here since 3pm this afternoon.
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this afternoon. we think you will get out? of course we will. there is worse trouble at c! worse trouble at c! the next hill, delivery driver mark brown had become a traffic marshal. brown had become a traffic marshal. you seem to be taking charge of this. well, somebody needs to. began to crawl on, but this was going to be a very long night. going to be a very long night. robert hall, bbc news, cricklade in wiltshire. this is one of the major routes through the new forest. but last night hundreds of motorists were trapped here for hours. how long have you been here? um, i've been here about eight and a half hours. eight and a half hours? for six miles, the dual carriageway became a snow—encrusted pavement. what's that? it's some overalls. brilliant. that keeps it out a bit, doesn't it? a little bit. the wind dragged temperatures down to minus ten. how are you for supplies — water, food, blankets? i'm melting ice.
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i'm melting snow to drink because i've drank mine. unaware of when they'd get out. going absolutely nowhere. also lacking supplies of water, food, blankets and fuel. snow—covered verge to escape. 0thers decided to walk. i think it's gridlocked. gave the order to bring in heavy equipment. of warmth and safety. duncan kennedy, bbc news,
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on the a31. trapped all night on the a303 somewhere and wiltshire. good morning. tel is what is happening. how are you? here, the snow has stopped, the cars are entrusted with ice. are entrusted with ice. that report was in chicklade. was in chicklade. we drove from there and we hit another queue. there and we hit another queue. which has got into trouble on the way into another village nearby. way into another village nearby. o'clock this morning so four hours, maybe about for a half hours. maybe about for a half hours. nothing is moving. sit here and wait for things to happen. people are quite pragmatic. the drivers i've been talking to. happening but they all seem to be
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warm and safe. warm and safe. very nice to knowjust how long we're going to be here. we're going to be here. there is a lot of lying snow. lot of lying snow. the roads or in a very bad state. there's a lot of ice. ice. get even when we're through this blog is. blog is. on your microphone but we will carry on because we can hear you are ok. on because we can hear you are ok. there is a couple huddled in the car behind you there. behind you there. reacting and how are they keeping going in these long hours? going in these long hours? we've been talking to people all evening. been talking to people all evening. i will keep my voice down, it might distort a little less. distort a little less. generally people have been relaxed. people have been relaxed. people have blankets. they are wrapped up warm. warm. village garage was the only thing that any lights on. that any lights on. the women there was brilliant.
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was brilliant. water, hot drinks, so people were fine. fine. he said it was clear beyond here, but sadly that was not the case. but sadly that was not the case. people are resigned to it. clear, and there is nobody here to ask. ask. those questions to those who might know as we go through the morning. know as we go through the morning. thank you, robert hall in wiltshire, or the a3 03. or the a3 03. and blankets to people stuck on the end 62. end 62. children including a five—week—old baby. baby. the m62 is the highest motorway in england.
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motorway in england. we are hearing that it is an passable. passable. by henry is open until those conditions improved. conditions improved. bucks, 0xfordshire, berkshire and hampshire. john donnison is at london's king's cross station. what's the latest on the travel situation where you are? this is around the time that it gets very busy. very busy. major disruption to most train services yesterday. services yesterday. what is it going to be like today? to be like today? serious problems again today. again today. a lot of people will probably try to stay home. probably try to stay home. places like that, have been cancelled. a difficult day flying.
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cancelled across europe since tuesday. tuesday. it is notjust in britain that it is very cold. that it is very cold. to mean a huge backlog of passengers that need to be shifted. that need to be shifted. going before setting off for the airport. airport. gloucestershire because of snow on the carriageway. the carriageway. collision between a lorry and a car, and police on the scene. and police on the scene. john, thank you very much. you very much. up—to—date with the travel situation and the weather coming up later. and the weather coming up later.
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question marks over the gas supply at this critical time. the newspapers, we're not running out of gas as a country. out of gas as a country. it is a gas deficit warning. deficit warning. turning on their heating, those are the last people they will cut off. the last people they will cut off. you use right now, that would really help out. help out. supply levels are back up. time of year, because so much of it is being used. is being used. worries that that could lead to higher bills. higher bills. that's not necessarily the case. the case. gas months in advance, to make sure that they have it delivered in time.
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that they have it delivered in time. they have already bought burgas —— the gas that we are delivering. the gas that we are delivering. now, prices will stay and supplies will remain on. will remain on. crucially, if you remain at home, you will have gas. remain at home, you will have gas. yes, you can turn the heating on. the ground for the next phase of brexit negotiations. in the uk to unite. correspondent eleanor garnier. good morning to you. we have said before that this is a big day. before that this is a big day. you have said it a few times. have said it a few times. how big on the scale of big is this day? the scale of big is this day? we can say this one is pretty big. say this one is pretty big. been a big week and this is a big speech.
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speech. with and second, to bring unity back home. home. uk economy, our security and also the country. the country. criticised as being vague and unrealistic. unrealistic. minister wants, but also where she is prepared to compromise. is prepared to compromise. government of being paralysed by its own divisions. own divisions. pleasing everybody is going to be impossible. impossible. where they want the negotiations to move onto the next stage.
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move onto the next stage. speech with the transport secretary chris grayling at ten past seven. and neglecting the environment. and hidden their earnings in offshore accounts. different strains of the disease. risks and complications can respond to different treatments. the condition currently affects one in every 11 adults, worldwide. according to england's chief medical officer. elements which are linked to cancer, heart disease
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and asthma. could be at the forefront of the fight to reduce pollutants. have a look at the big weather picture. yesterday was the coldest march day on record. on record. expecting more disruptive snow through the day. through the day. easterly winds coming in in the north and east of the country. north and east of the country.
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further south something a little bit milder. milder. comes in we have a weather front bringing in disruptive snow. bringing in disruptive snow. seen it across wales and the south—west of england. south—west of england. the snow will pop up in the south. pop up in the south. ireland, eastern scotland and the north—east of england. north—east of england. five to ten centimetres, even more over the higher ground. over the higher ground. south—west and southern england as well. well. of snow over the high ground. blizzard conditions possible with lots of blowing snow around today. lots of blowing snow around today. parts of wales and the south west today. today. persistent snow heading in across parts of southern england.
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parts of southern england. the east of scotland, combined with a brisk, easterly wind. a brisk, easterly wind. about a degree or so either side of freezing. freezing. wind—chill, it could feel much colder. colder. heading up towards the north of england. england. continue to see snow showers further north. north. and ice around first thing saturday morning. morning. stays cold in the north of the country unless cold in the south. country unless cold in the south. an ongoing risk of snow for some of us. ongoing risk of snow for some of us. here is how saturday is shaping up. full snow showers in the east of scotland as well.
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scotland as well. further south there will be snow as well. there will be snow as well. south—west but freezing in the north. north. also rain showers moving in as temperatures start to creep up. temperatures start to creep up. stop it is dave four of beast in the east and emma. stop it is dave four of beast in the eastand emma. —— dave four. right now, mike has the sport. now, mike has the sport. the rugby league was last night. league was
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last night. there and also the scottish ski and snowboard championships in glenshee. snowboard championships in glenshee. there and the spectators and the staff. staff. the big match in the premier league went ahead. league went ahead. a lot of arsenal fans stayed away. fans stayed away. they will possibly be glad they did. be glad they did. game by manchester city. they got all goals in the first half. in front of plenty of empty seats at the emirates. leroy sane completed the scoring. later, arsenal missed a penalty. wenger‘s side are now ten points off the premier league top four. better news for england's women. the england women's football team has got off to the perfect start. they thrashed france 4—1, in the shebelieves cup in ohio.
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the next bradley wiggins. at the world indoor championships in birmingham. that's great britain's first medal at the event so far. just a reminder on the weather front and do check the bbc sport website. and do check the bbc sport website. a lot of them will be affected. —— a lock of the fixtures. for homeless people. available in shelters, hostels and churches. are still on the streets. two nights with some of those who are still outside. it's bad enough being homeless, but in this? staying warm, never easy, has been almost impossible. some have turned to alcohol, lots of it. well, i'm going to be helpful if you're going to
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let me. have readily taken. but in other towns support is less available. sleepers have a particular enemy. a biting wind has frozen kevin to his core. feels like 12 below zero. a warm drink donated does help, but only for a short time. i would be dead in a doorway. what are you doing tonight? sleeping in a doorway. and four weeks before that.
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homeless population. to be warmer. it hasn't been this week. local churches are taking the strain. hosts a homeless shelter. a welcome respite for those that can make it. refugee in my own country, i am. that's the best way of explaining it. a refugee in my own country. had to sleep outside. there's lots of dangers that you have to watch out for. like not making yourself sweat. things like that. because hyperthermia's just around the corner. are you frightened ? yeah, wouldn't you be? i'm 56 years old. i'm not a young man. not a young man at all.
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i'm sorry, but i'm finding it impossible. he's no idea what he'll do when this shelter closes on monday. with nature's wrath. michael buchanan, bbc news, eastbourne. from our correspondents in some of the most affected areas. just to show year 1 picture coming to us this morning. to us this morning. and the south—west is badly affected. affected.
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a standstill on the eighth 303 this morning. morning. that is where the major problems are. —— a303. hundreds of people have still been trapped in their cars. trapped in their cars. involved in evacuating people from their vehicle. it is a changing situation. situation. some of the pictures are out of date. out of date. seven—year—old girl was one of ten snow deaths. there you go. page of the capital at times as well. well. lots to follow freeze as storms battered britain. storms battered britain. motorists spent up to 20 hours yesterday trapped in their cars. yesterday trapped in their cars. that was on the m80. reaching our highest level in two decades.
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decades. station in london closed due to slippery platforms. slippery platforms. flights are cancelled across the uk. cancelled across the uk. alert in the south—west has been lifted. lifted. an amber warning is in place for most places in the country. for most places in the country. but this is widespread, it is all over the uk. over the uk. particularly in dartmoor, south wales as well. wales as well. we know motorways have been affected. have been affected. we were talking about the a303 a while ago. about the a303 a while ago. drivers are still stuck. are still stuck. some are stuck in somerset and wiltshire as well. somerset and wiltshire as well. have been stuck for 12 hours in what are very grim circumstances. are very grim circumstances. areas will have something of a respite.
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respite. help those people with those problems. problems. drinks and blankets and generally trying to look after people. trying to look after people. amongst those terrible circumstances. where you are from our bbc teams across the uk. see you in a couple of minutes. good morning from bbc london news. i'm victoria hollins. snow is expected to fall across the capital this afternoon. when snow blew onto the concourse. and temperatures once again are set to feel bitterly cold. let's have a look at the travel situation right now. there's a fairly good service on the tubes this
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morning. 0n the trains... turning to the roads... an inmate has died at wandsworth prison. 37—year—old hamad jabar died. the prisons and probation 0mbudsman will investigate his death. and lambeth is to be rolled out across london. to turn their lives around. for adult
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offenders. teachable moment when people are thinking about changing their lives. into that employment, training and development. and getting them away from their lifestyle. it is imperative. let's have a check on the weather now with elizabeth. another bitterly cold day today. of significant snow falling this afternoon. afternoon. weather warning full snow and ice ballot for the whole day. it is also windy. —— and ice for the whole day. this morning it will be bleak and cloudy.
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a few snow flurries possible. possible. into the afternoon we will see more snowfall. see more snowfall. this and of snow pushing up from the south. pushing up from the south. we could see another five centimetres. see another five centimetres. falling through the evening rush hour. possibly problems from that. it could turn misty as we head into tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning. temperatures dropping below freezing. dropping below freezing. we'll have met office weather warning out for ice. warning out for ice. maybe some rain by the end of the day. by the end of the day. will be pleased to know it has turned milder over the weekend. turned milder over the weekend. we are back in half an hour. goodbye. and tina daheley.
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from the bbc weather centre in about 10 minutes. people have been struggling in their cars overnight. cars overnight. we will have the very latest. you can't get to work. for the next phase of brexit negotiations. we'll speak to transport secretary chris grayling. good morning. here's a summary of today's main stories from bbc news. because of heavy snowfall. remain in place for much of the rest of the uk.
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major roads overnight. where people are still stuck in strong winds and snow. and brought in the army to help free the road. conditions in a major incident on the a303 near taunton. are you all right for supplies? melting ice, the drink, because i have drunk mind. have drunk mind. at the moment, it is not looking promising. is not looking promising. we are trying to get to taunton. trying to get to taunton. we could be stuck. we want to get the heating oi'i. we want to get the heating on. on. i have been stuck out here since 3pm this afternoon. 3pm this afternoon. will we get out of the? yes, of course we will. there is worse trouble
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at c! how long have you been out here? long have you been out here? we have been up to several hours. berkshire and hampshire. fiona lamdin who is in somerset for us this morning. good morning. overnight where you are, and what's the reaction locally? the reaction locally? i am literally a stone's throw from the m5. a stone's throw from the m5. road would be full of traffic queueing to get onto the m5. queueing to get onto the m5. as you can see, abandoned lorries and cars. can see, abandoned lorries and cars. empty road, empty traffic lights and an empty park and ride. an empty park and ride. we got stranded here with many other motorists. motorists. we all stayed in this hotel behind me here.
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hotel behind me here. dangerous, we're going to pull in and stay here for the night. and stay here for the night. had not been gritted, and they described it as a white ice rink. described it as a white ice rink. they said they were sliding all over the lanes. the lanes. they couldn't get anything to eat because the shops were not open. because the shops were not open. extraordinary situation. expect it to be quite as bad as it actually was. actually was. safe and if you are in an emergency only ring 999 if you're desperate. only ring 999 if you're desperate. these do not bring unless it is an emergency. fiona, thank you very much.
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stay warm. updated with the situation on the roads. roads. the full weather forecast coming up later on. coming up later on. seeking to lay the ground for the next phase of brexit negotiations. next phase of brexit negotiations. calling on warring factions in the uk to unite. and neglecting the environment. and hidden their earnings in offshore accounts. different strains of the disease. risks and complications can respond to different treatments.
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the condition currently affects one in every 11 adults, worldwide. those are latest stories. now the latest sports news. night basically because of old—fashioned people with shovels. old—fashioned people with shovels. is the turkey the? undersoil heating but they still need shovels to get rid of the snow. need shovels to get rid of the snow. get there, to clear the pitch for the match tomorrow at southend. the match tomorrow at southend. a lot of the problem is getting fans to the fixture safely. to the fixture safely. lots of arsenal fans stayed away last night. arsenal fans stayed away last night. those who did were probably glad that they did. a sense of deja vu for the arsenal fans that did brave the weather.
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which ended in their second 3—0 defeat to manchester city in a week. from the half—empty arsenal stands drowned out the city celebrations. arsenal are now ten points adrift of the top four. sunday, we have gone through a lot of difficulties. of difficulties. we have to work to reduce that difference. to his reign, in charge of the england women's team. his side thrashed france 4—1 in the shebelieves cup in ohio.
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it was good to get matters on the pitch up and running. have used more than any other in the last three days. last three days. it, but the hardest thing is to do it. it. been really brought against them, one victory in 47, well, too, now. of his own team—mates. championships in the netherlands. charlie tanfield, kian emadi, and elder statesman ed clancy. decent. i think he is the next wiggins, do the honours. wiggins, do the honours. he is really that good.
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really that good. strongest guy in our team today and modesty, 19 years old? modesty, 19 years old? —— what is he, 19 years old. in the women's team pursuit. it was her first race since the rio 0lympics. but the united states were just too strong. obviously i am very pleased. expected to be back at a world championship so soon. championship so soon. i have really enjoyed being back with the girls. enjoyed being back with the girls. we want to win so you cannot help but feel a little bit disappointed. at the world indoor athletics championships. she were stuck in a taxi on the m6 for six hours. it cost
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£1500! and she gave britain the first medal. that's her first podium finish on the world stage. for british athletes. on team gb, at the winter games whilst they had their funding cut. a resolution to the issue soon. important sport and it does a great deal of social good. deal of social good. people in very urban communities to participate in sport. participate in sport. that they see a pathway to be able to represent the country. to represent the country. can have some sort of solution to the issue around funding.
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with the sporting fixtures. fixtures and events have been forced off. and macclesfield town. in super league. and racing at kelso has also been postponed. no racing anywhere until sunday. events affected this weekend. commentating must be one of the hardest things. hardest things. because you can't get warm. get warm. support your team in those conditions... conditions... help clear the pitch before, with shovels. thank you very much.
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and freezing temperatures. to them is challenging. we can follow the footsteps now, and we are down near tiverton. at how carers are managing. special care for certain people, don't we? poor sound quality. we have some problems withjohn's microphone. hold on
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from. talking to some of those caught up in the problems. let's have a look. you have got to be careful. yes. after her car skidded on ice earlier, carla is taking no chances. earlier, carla is taking no chances. staff around to see the people they look after. look after. are additional checks that the staff perform when they are going out. perform when they are going out. not going to get into difficulty. temperatures drop, the roads become increasingly hazardous. increasingly hazardous. marvin is at the window awaiting
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carla's arrival. carla's arrival. couple of months we could have had a white christmas. this is a welfare check. check. is warm, has eaten and has enough food. food. wright, shopping, love, what do we need? do we need? when freezing winters were not such a rarity. a rarity. and remember seeing a post and it would be white. and it would be white. taking the appointments conditions had worsened. had worsened. safety that the clients are worried about. about. the calls because they were worried about is getting to them. about is getting to them. you're right, you're warm, you are fed and you are safe. fed and you are safe. that is one of our main priorities. we need to be there.
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there. lifeline, a vital service, whatever the weather. the weather. sorry if you lost sound a little bit earlier on. a little bit earlier on. you learn when the weather is like this. this. something can go wrong, it absolutely will. absolutely will. century stonebridge near tiverton across the river axe. across the river axe. local electricity company taking engineers around. engineers around. idea of the type of people that are out and about. out and about. people to stay home if you possibly could. of course, others have no choice. they are the real snow heroes.
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heroes. patients do dialysis appointments yesterday. yesterday. what the elements are throwing at us. what the elements are throwing at us. thank you very much, john. tough for people coping with the conditions. let's get the bigger picture. sarah is looking after the weather for us today. weather for us today. it is looking stunning in some places. what is the picture? more snow in the forecast today. the country but the snow is causing severe disruption. severe disruption. conditions on the cards once again through today. another bitterly cold day. day. yesterday we had the coldest march day on record. march day on record. severe wind—chill again and
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some snow. snow. mass from siberia, particularly in the north and east of the country. the north and east of the country. working in with the remnants of storm emma working in in the south. storm emma working in in the south. this will bump into the cold air and bring more snow. bring more snow. north of scotland, the north of england and some of ireland as well. england and some of ireland as well. in the south—west there are met office weather warnings as well. office weather warnings as well. could see guests up to 60 miles an hour on the south coast. hour on the south coast. snowfall as well as a biting easterly winds. a very wintry day ahead. ahead.
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these south of wales and northern ireland. ireland. snow showers are blowing in on the easterly wind. easterly wind. will probably be a degree or so either side of freezing. either side of freezing. wind it will feel around —4—macro 2—9d for many. 2—9d for many. band of snow in south heads further north. —— —4 to —9 for many. east england and east of scotland as well. well. the snowfall not quite as heavy as we have seen. heavy as we have seen. accumulation of several centimetres as well as icy conditions. as well as icy conditions. temperatures overnight plummeting below freezing.
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below freezing. how is the weekend shaping up? cold weather in the north. north. turn milder and there is an ongoing risk of snow at times as well. risk of snow at times as well. saturday morning we will have lying snow and icy conditions. snow and icy conditions. more snow in the north of england. in the north of england. little bit quieter and not quite as cold as they have been. cold as they have been. temperatures up to 4—7d. up to 4—7d. the snow showers will turn back to sleep and rain showers. turn back to sleep and rain showers. —— sleet. difficult as they fall on to frozen surfaces. surfaces. rain showers likely further south at times. further south at times. be some drier weather in between the showers. showers.
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severe as we head through the weekend. weekend. we're back the rights died of freezing across the country. of freezing across the country. thank you very much. we will keep you updated with the latest about the weather. your reasons for not getting to work. should you still get paid? not travel unless absolutely necessary. necessary. drivers who have an unusual way of getting around.
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have a look. deliver it to the person who ordered it. it. have to stay at home, what are your rights? john palmer is from the workplace advice service, acas. let's break this down. i touched on was actually getting to work. work. cannot get to work because of the snow. snow. you stay safe and do not take unnecessary risks. unnecessary risks. your health is far more important. far more important. yourself if you can reasonably do it.
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it. ways of working like home—working meaning you can get paid as well. meaning you can get paid as well. the trick is to have a conversation with your boss beforehand? with your boss beforehand? essential for your employer to know where you are if nothing else. stating if it is too cold you do not need to work. need to work. safety duty to make sure you're able to work safely. to work safely. to work with machinery and things like that? like that? that is assuming your workplace is open. workplace is open. what about if it is closed entirely?
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is closed entirely? said, we are going to lock up, stay at home. at home. willing and able to work, you should be paid for that time. be paid for that time. arrangements in place and you should check what they are. check what they are. i am in a position where i can home work. position where i can home work. normally go to, all those sorts of options need thinking about. options need thinking about. at home and you need to stay at home. this affects a lot of people. your children are your dependents. work provides full—time or for that reason.
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reason. arranging unexpected childcare rather than taking four days. rather than taking four days. is worth checking with your contract. contract. at these are exceptional circumstances we are in. circumstances we are in. your child and working at home at the same time. really useful advice. orflights being disruptive meaning you cannot go on holiday. you cannot go on holiday. we will talk about that.
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to england's chief medical officer. they pose to as she joins us from our london studio. our london studio. want to talk to you about the weather. weather. their shifts last night what are you hearing? how bad is it? —— clearly it is difficult to get to hospital. hospital. who may have had falls and might have damaged themselves. have damaged themselves. particularly the vulnerable patients at home. at home. medication to last them through this bell? bell? family member to make sure they have got what they need. —— this spell. this is unprecedented. advice on the public health england website. website. cause accidents, will end up with pressure on the nhs.
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pressure on the nhs. warm and hydrated and get medicines that they need. that they need. there is a horrifying lack of awareness. awareness. and light pollution you are warning people is so dangerous? people is so dangerous? not taking enough action yet because we cannot see it. most pollution is localised. localised. authorities to use powers and work with communities. with communities. very irritating, annoying, stops sleep and impacts on mental health. sleep and impacts on mental health. that is the biggest cause of complaint to local authorities. complaint to local authorities. is already an issue and may get worse. worse. we need decent soundproofing and considerate neighbours. and considerate neighbours. soundproofing is something we are becoming more aware of.
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becoming more aware of. realising we could not see the stars at night in urban areas. at night in urban areas. the brain puts you disturb your sleep pattern. sleep pattern. phones but when you go to bed, for instance. that is good advice. light pollution were now going to bed and the noise. bed and the noise. irritating but is it really that serious when it comes to our health? serious when it comes to our health? to hospital with asthma and heart attacks. attacks. chemicals, as it were to contribute to long—term conditions.
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to long—term conditions. illness, our admissions to hospital and bring deaths forwards. and bring deaths forwards. why we need to measure the data much more. more. we would have done something about it and now people are dying. it and now people are dying. we will have to leave it there. where you are from our bbc teams across the uk. good morning from bbc london news. i'm victoria hollins. snow is expected to fall across the capital this afternoon. when snow blew onto the concourse.
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and temperatures once again are set to feel bitterly cold. let's have a look at the travel situation right now. there's a fairly good service on the tubes this morning. on the trains... turning to the roads... an inmate has died at wandsworth prison. 37—year—old hamad jabar died. the prisons and probation ombudsman will investigate
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his death. and lambeth is to be rolled out across london. to turn their lives around. for adult offenders. teachable moment when people are thinking about changing their lives. into that employment, training and development. and getting them away from their lifestyle. it is imperative. let's have a check on the weather now with elizabeth. another bitterly cold day today. not quite as chilly as in recent mornings.
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afternoon. for the whole day. it is also windy. this morning it will be bleak and cloudy. a few snow flurries possible. into the afternoon we will see more snowfall. this band of snow pushing up from the south. we could see another five centimetres. these will be the top temperatures. hour. possibly problems from that. turn misty as we head into tomorrow morning. temperatures dropping below freezing. warning out for ice. maybe some rain by the end of the day. will be pleased to know it has turned milder over the weekend. goodbye. hello, this is breakfast,
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with charlie stayt and tina daheley. in snow and blizzards overnight — hundreds are still stranded. and rescue teams have been working through the night to clear roads. the m6 to do is block near rochdale. news as to when they will be able to move on. essential nhs staff get to work. four days ago. we live in the south—west. this was the heart of the storm yesterday.
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the heart of the storm yesterday. keeping elderly people safe and warm. good morning. a blueprint for brexit. brexit. plans for a future relationship with the eu. are you entitled to compensation? i'll explain all the rules on travel disruption, just before 8. in sport, it's snow joke for arsenalfans. thrashing in a week by manchester city. and sarah has the big picture on the weather. good morning. least one more day of disruptive weather.
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weather. gradually milder through the weekend. weekend. i'll bring you a full forecast in about 15 minutes. good morning. first, our main story. because of the continuing impact of heavy snowfall. staff can get to work. they are also rescuing drivers. warnings remain in place for much of the rest of the uk. conditions first hit on tuesday. major roads overnight. in strong winds and snow. been working all night to get people to safety.
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and brought in the army to help free the road. moving after it was closed for nearly ten hours. conditions in a major incident on the a303 near taunton. in those closures overnight. report from the a303 — where he is still stranded. with every mile, the clouds came lower. more snow swirled, and the carriageway began to disappear. the blizzard had begun. very soon everything ground to a halt. travelling tonight from east to west is absolutely horrendous. it is driving snow.
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we probably have six or seven inches here. in front and behind, hundreds of vehicles were going nowhere. looking very promising and we could be stuck. struggled to clear a path. trying to get to an old people's home to to get the heating on. i've been stuck out here since 3pm this afternoon. do you think you will get out? there is worse trouble at sea! become a traffic marshal. you seem to be taking charge of this. well, somebody needs to. but this was going to be a very long night. robert hall, bbc news, chicklade in wiltshire. this is one of the major routes through the new forest.
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but last night hundreds of motorists were trapped here for hours. how long have you been here? um, i've been here about eight and a half hours. eight and a half hours? for six miles, the dual carriageway became a snow—encrusted pavement. what's that? it's some overalls. brilliant. that keeps it out a bit, doesn't it? a little bit. the wind dragged temperatures down to minus ten. how are you for supplies — water, food, blankets? i'm melting ice. i'm melting snow to drink because i've drank mine. unaware of when they'd get out. nine hours stuck here on the a31 going absolutely nowhere. also lacking supplies of water, food, blankets and fuel. some drivers went the wrong way down the snow—covered verge to escape. others decided to walk. i think
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it's gridlocked. which gave the order to bring in heavy equipment. the direction of warmth and safety. duncan kennedy, bbc news, on the a31. all night on the a303. to see you in daylight and i can see all the traffic trapped there. all the traffic trapped there. tell others what the situation is. all the traffic trapped there. would estimate that we have close to 100 lorries and cars here. 100 lorries and cars here. stretch for about one mile in front of us. of
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us. by a greater that has got into trouble and blocked the road ahead. trouble and blocked the road ahead. they have been trying to recover that for several hours. that for several hours. great we're on our way, this is what happened to them. happened to them. information, really, we don't know what is happening. what is happening. hours, very briefly down in chicklade. chicklade. thatjust isn't happening at the moment. moment. we are trying to find out more information for you. more information for you. this stage they have not yet called in the military. in the military.
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in some places, they have. they have. to find out more information to help those people trapped. those people trapped. we will be back with you a little later on. back with you a little later on. thank you very much. bad weather. our correspondent, sian lloyd's outside cardiff for us this morning. how has it been for you overnight? morning with stranded cars behind me. me. stuck, cars sliding across the carriageway. carriageway. on a hill nearby cars were stuck in the snow. were stuck in the snow. few of those get moving with the help of other motorists.
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help of other motorists. number of weather—related incidents with drivers overnight. with drivers overnight. we were in the red warning yesterday. the red warning yesterday. that has subsided, a few hours ago. subsided, a few hours ago. on an amber warning with a threat of potentially more snow to come. potentially more snow to come. in south wales and we expect that to continue. continue. appointments were cancelled this morning. morning. using 4x4s if they can but we know that there is more disruption that. that there is more disruption that. thank you, sian lloyd, just outside cardiff. cardiff. transport secretary is just outside london's king's cross station. london's king's cross station. morning, with a lot of people in serious trouble.
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serious trouble. situation on the a303 and in rochdale near the end 62. rochdale near the end 62. can you give as your analysis of situation? give as your analysis of situation? is a very difficult situation in many parts of the country. many parts of the country. as quickly as possible, and to get railway lines reopened. railway lines reopened. parts of these coast main line are still not opening. still not opening. routes opened as soon as we possibly can. can. one another but they are not getting enough information. enough information. question is about bringing in the military.
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military. and somerset police have not yet asked for help from the military. asked for help from the military. are you involved in that decision—making process? are you involved in that decision-making process? decision-making process? police to decide when they need that help. help. stand—by to ask the forces whether they can make a difference. they can make a difference. using 4x4s to get health service after work. after work. the country in many places getting information out. information out. information they need as quickly as possible. possible. brexit, theresa may is coming up with a 5—point plan. with a 5—point plan.
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some insight into what she will be saying today? saying today? economic relationship with the european union should work. european union should work. integrity of the union of the united kingdom. kingdom. that even amongst the cabinet there is a great deal of contrary thought. is a great deal
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of contrary thought. johnson and david davis about specific wording, is that true? specific wording, is that true? through the detail of the speech before that. before that. we've had discussions about what is the best approach. about what is the best approach. we are not clones.
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are not clones. relationship with the european union. . 1 is about respecting the referendum result, . referendum result, . conclusions they come to, we must protect people'sjobs. protect people'sjobs. there is a problem between recognising those two things. recognising those two things. ” don't believe that's the case. don't believe that's the case. the german company expanding operations in the uk. operations in the uk. business in europe because this is a two—way process.
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two—way process. thousands ofjobs across the eu depending on british consumers. depending on british consumers. same way that be whatjobs in britain to survive. britain to survive. protecting jobs across the whole of europe. europe. secretary, thank you very much for your time this morning. are tweeting on board so they are —— saying they are sitting in darkness. saying they are sitting in darkness. that is a stranded train. a lot of drivers are trapped in cars as well. drivers are trapped in cars as well.
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they will be wondering what the weather will do next. weather will do next. certainly turn a bit milder through the course of the weekend gradually. the course of the weekend gradually. when the actor on the severe winter chill. chill. forecast was we have had a lot of snow in the last few days. snow in the last few days. we have over 50 centimetres in south wales. over 50 centimetres in south wales. in wattisham in suffolk, 18 centimetres. centimetres. end mass from siberia, particularly across the north of the country. across the north of the country. of storm emma are heading into the south and bumping into the cold air. south and bumping into the
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cold air. eastern parts of northern ireland as well. well. to ten centimetres of snow with 20 centimetres on the hills. centimetres on the hills. a look at how today is shaping up. the snow is not as heavy. persistent heavy snow works in from the south. the south. eastern scotland we will see several centimetres more accumulating. centimetres more accumulating. temperatures are a degree or two either side of freezing. either side of freezing. like minus nine degrees for some of us. the really cold day
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once again. drifts northwards across england and wales. wales. snow accumulating, five centimetres of snow overnight. of snow overnight. falling below freezing for many of us. another icy start on saturday. it is still looking wintry. the risk of snow and ice through the weekend. i see on saturday morning. saturday we have this band of snow drifting north. drifting north. heavy as we have seen over recent days. days. turning back to sleep or —— ‘s fleet orfreezing rain. turning back to sleep or —— ‘s fleet or freezing rain. turning back to sleep or —— ‘s fleet orfreezing rain. orfreezing rain. tempted back to board to 7 degrees. board to 7 degrees.
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—— temperatures back to four 27 degrees. back to four 27 degrees. showers creeping into parts of southern england and wales. southern england and wales. severe wind—chill as we move through the course of the weekend. the course of the weekend. the cumin rating in the north of england and scotland. england and scotland. could reach eight, nine in the south. south. eventually we will have mild conditions on the way. conditions on the way. to watch out for more disruptive wintry weather. for more disruptive wintry weather. keep your eyes on the latest weather forecast. been called in to rescue drivers trapped on
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the m62. trapped on the m62. thank you for speaking to us. how are you? fed up. really fed up. you set out yesterday in what has happened since? happened since? started yesterday work at —— half past five. work at —— half past five. i got stuck for three to seven hours. stuck for three to seven hours. told to turn round at saddleworth towards manchester. towards manchester. it stopped about six, i think, and i had been here ever since. had been here ever since. watched cars turn around and i have been sat here all night. been sat here all night. how are you staying warm? how are you staying warm ? how are you staying warm? staying warm? you are stuck in freezing temperatures. how are
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you? around six, seven o'clock last night. night. i have had nothing for the last 12 hours. last 12 hours. i saw a policeman before asking how long it would be. before asking how long it would be. saying they were waiting for the wind to die down. wind to die down. then they could let the traffic through. let the traffic through. have you stayed in your car the whole time? stayed in your car the whole time? saying they could not open their car door because it was that windy. door because it was that windym was really windy. was really windy. at one point the wind takes you off your feet. wind takes you off your feet. policeman said it was hitting over 100 miles an hour at some points. 100 miles an hour at some points. that volunteers are bringing hot drink and food. drink and food. have not had any information from anyone. anyone. there was a policeman walking down the motorway. the motorway. i said to him, how long will it be?
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long will it be? waiting now for the highways to open the road when it is open you can go. the road when it is open you can go. there is no timing on this. it could be dinner time or another 12 hours. be dinner time or another 12 hours. i have no idea. take care. i hate you get back soon. you get back soon. simon mentioned that volunteers. in milnrow, rochdale. tell swat has been happening? in the community centre at that worth hall. what have you been doing?
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doing? and we got the cars from the roundabout yesterday evening. roundabout yesterday evening. watered until it got too dangerous with the wind. with the wind. we have got butterworth hall and the church. butterworth hall and the church. stuck in the car ‘s quest at yes, we were. how could you get to and fro? get up a steep hill going up to the motorway. motorway. people were ferrying food up and down the hill. it was a bit treacherous. treacherous. we fed as many as we could before it got too dangerous. got too dangerous. literally walking up and down the slopes with the food and the drinks? slopes with the food and the drinks?
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yes, we were. are you were met by some very people, won't you? some very people, won't you? -- i dare say you were met. we were. i mean, what have you been told? mean, what have you been told? thing people are complaining about is lack of information. is lack of information. hearing or seeing in terms of the rescue operation? i am very lucky. rochdale council have been keeping us updated as best they could. us updated as best they could. a hot of tea and a smiling face can make a big difference, can't it? make a big difference, can't it? hall any time and we are sat
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here waiting for them. waiting for them. thank you for your help in these difficult situations. help in these difficult situations. other when things like this do happen. happen. much more on the weather throughout the programme. throughout the programme. maguire is in devon with some of those most affected. those most affected. behind you all stop very slowly and very cold. what is going on? snowy and cold. absolutely right. this is the eye of the storm yesterday. the eye of the storm yesterday. we just outside to the ten. just outside to the ten. wanted to say about the conditions, it does look beautiful. it does look beautiful. crust on top of the ice which is unpleasant. unpleasant. sledging on it because of the freezing temperatures. freezing temperatures. exclamation up a piece of snow which is frozen. also eyes in the river. —— look at that! we are certainly not out of the woods yet.
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not out of the woods yet. weather where you are watching this morning. good morning from bbc london news. i'm victoria hollins. snow is expected to fall across the capital this afternoon. when snow blew onto the concourse. temperatures once again are set to feel bitterly cold. let's have a look at the travel situation right now. there's a fairly good service on the tubes this morning. on the trains... turning to
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the roads... between limehouse and tower bridge. an inmate has died at wandsworth prison. 37—year—old hamad jabar died. the prisons and probation ombudsman will investigate his death. and lambeth is to be rolled out across london. to turn their lives around. for adult offenders. teachable moment when people are thinking about changing their lives. into that employment, training
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and development. and getting them away from their lifestyle. it is imperative. let's have a check on the weather now with elizabeth. another bitterly cold day today. not quite as chilly as in recent mornings. falling this afternoon. we have a met office weather warning full snow and ice for the whole day. it is also windy. a met office and the weather warning out for wind and snow. this morning it will be bleak and cloudy. a few snow flurries possible. into the afternoon we will see more snowfall. this band of snow pushing up from the south. we could see another five centimetres. these will be the top temperatures. so plenty of snow falling through the evening rush hour. possibly problems from that. into tomorrow morning.
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temperatures dropping below freezing. tomorrow we'll have met office weather warning out for ice. maybe some rain by the end of the day. to know it has turned milder over the weekend. we are back in half an hour. goodbye. here's a summary of this morning's main stories from bbc news. because of heavy snowfall. m62 to in the north—west and more on two motorways in the south west.
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two motorways in the south west. assist with major incidents and help get essential nhs staff to work. get essential nhs staff to work. after 5pm, and the train seems to have lost power. have lost power. saying that they are in darkness with no food on board. with no food on board. closed near saddleworth moor and rochdale. rochdale. people are stuck in strong winds and snow. winds and snow. 31 police declared what is called a major incident. major incident. the military was brought in to help free the road.
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brought in to help free the road. pictures ourselves on the a303 near taunton. taunton. how are you for supplies, water, food, blankets? water, food, blankets? i am melting ice because i have drunk mind. ice because i have drunk mind. moment it is not looking very promising and we could be stuck. promising and we could be stuck. to get the heating on and i've been stuck out here since 3pm. stuck out here since 3pm. do you think you're going to get out? think you're going to get out? yes, of course we will. of course we will. there is worse trouble at sea. trouble at sea. how long have you been here? about nine hours. who is in somerset for us this morning. you tell is what the conditions are like? like? you people pushing a car behind you. behind you. this has been going on all evening. all evening. there is some team spirit here. spirit here. we're close to the m5, we are literally seconds from it.
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we are literally seconds from it. and yet nobody can move their car. everyone is helping each other trying to get out this morning. trying to get out this morning. gentleman i have met who got stuck last night. he only lives 18 miles away. well done for helping, john. because you can't even get into the back of your car. back of your car. trying to get to so that i can dig the carr out of the snow. the carr out of the snow. make an emergency stay the last night. i did. idid. i did. to taunton and could not get up the hill out of taunton. hill out of taunton. you are local, have you ever seen it like this? have you ever seen it like this? i have never seen snow like this. have you ever seen it like this? have never seen snow like thism is remarkable. is remarkable. to said that the m5 was like a white ice rink last night.
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ice rink last night. only doing about 30 miles an hour and it was feasible to do that. and it was feasible to do that. are you impressed with the team spirit? you impressed with the team spirit? they are doing a greatjob. i had a wonderful breakfast. wonderful breakfast. in the 20 minutes to make breakfast, so it has been really good. so it has been really good. how long will it take you to get out? will it take you to get out? get within about one mile of home quite easily. quite easily. thank you very much, and stay safe. and stay safe. story, but at the moment, people are very much stuck here. very much stuck here. key thing, a good breakfast to keep your spirits up. your spirits up. on the weather situation on how the roads and railways are affected. roads and railways are affected. that will be coming up later on. other news, now.
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the ground for the next phase of brexit negotiations. in the uk to unite. and neglecting the environment. in offshore accounts. rules for the industry. five different strains of diabetes. of the blood sugar condition. causes, risks and complications can respond to different treatments. the condition currently affects one in every 11 adults, worldwide. now the latest sports news. we will take our eyes
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off of the weather, sort of. weather, sort of. were treacherous for fans and players to get to. players to get to. around are blocked and spectators and staff could not get there. old—fashioned people with shovels. a sense of deja vu for the arsenal fans that did brave the weather. which ended in their second 3—0 defeat to manchester city in a week. from the half—empty arsenal stands drowned out the city celebrations. among those now calling for manager arsene wenger to go.
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arsene wenger to go. arsene wenger and he said, look, your time is up, you are too old. your time is up, you are too old. when are you too old as a manager, when is it gone? when is it gone? that is what we‘re talking about. talking about. the pitch the magic he greeted the past. it is gone. a boxer in the ring, one more fight, and no one is throwing in the towel. to his reign, in charge of the england women‘s team. his side thrashed france 4—1 in the shebelieves cup in ohio. it was good to get matters on the pitch up and running. of his own team—mates. championships in the netherlands. charlie tanfield, kian emadi, and elder statesman ed clancy. decent. i think he is the next wiggins, to be honest.
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he is really that good. strongest guy in our team today and what, 19 years old? in the women‘s team pursuit. but the united states were just too strong. i am shattered. normally i'm in bed by this time with the little one. by this time with the little one. is like interval training in the night—time!. night—time!. i have loved every minute of being back on the track. at the world indoor athletics championships. she was stuck in a taxi on the m6 for six hours. it cost £1500! and she gave britain the first medal. that‘s her first podium finish on the world
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stage. thankfully she made it in the end, through the snow and ice. through the snow and ice. she might have liked the chance to warm up. have liked the chance to warm up. plenty of sporting fixtures will be affected over the weekend. affected over the weekend. middlesbrough against leeds came on tonight. tonight. website for news before heading out of the game. and freezing temperatures. to them is challenging. at how carers are managing. it was beautiful where you are, but how are people managing? how are people managing? andjust outside tiverton. it is freezing. referred to yesterday is coming down. down. when it settles on a hard surface it is instantly frozen. surface it is instantly frozen.
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at this, there is a crust on top of the snow. the snow. really, in that cold, easterly wind that sarah has been talking about. that sarah has been talking about. very tough conditions, very demanding conditions. demanding conditions. on the a roads there has hardly been any traffic. any traffic. that vehicle was going round checking electricity supplies. round checking electricity supplies. are keeping people in rural communities safe and warm. yesterday kalla is taking no chances. chances. hired 4x4s to ferry his staff around to see the people they look after. to see the people they
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look after. additional checks that the staff perform when they are going out. perform when they are going out. make sure that their heating is adjusted accordingly. adjusted accordingly. sure that they are not going to get into difficulty. into difficulty. the roads become increasingly hazardous. hazardous. the window awaiting the arrival of kalla. kalla. christmas and brought you out christmas dinner. this is a welfare check. check. is warm, he has eaten and he has enough food. enough food. wright, shopping, now, what do we need? what do we need? days when freezing winters were not such a rarity. such a rarity. icicles, all the way across, like
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white. white. have been slow, but the carers are determined get through. determined get through. safety that their clients i work about —— worried about. safety that their clients i work about -- worried about. about -- worried about. we need to check that they are all right, warm, fed and safe. right, warm, fed and safe. one of our main priorities, so, we need to be there. need to be there. kalla are a lifeline, a vital service, whatever the weather. service, whatever the weather. i‘m joined now by the berry family. joined now by the berry family. how did you get the? did you get the? we came by carfrom tiverton town a single track. tiverton town a single track. pretty easy, really, just going steady. my husband did pretty
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well. i wouldn‘t have done it, but it was good. good. you are doing, julian, in these conditions. conditions. and the boys at the date you out? yes, charlie was brewing. it was downhill most of the way, as well. you have got to keep the speed down. down. conditions like this bring out in people, do you think? people, do you think? it brings out people working together. people working together. people have taken heed of the warnings. taken heed of the warnings. on the road here today i saw one car. road here today i saw one car. don‘t go out in the car and if you do have to go, go steady. do have to go, go steady. out for elderly neighbours that they have got. have got. and what food in before, and they
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are all ready to go. are all ready to go. breakfast about rural communities and isolation and things like that. and isolation and things like that. this absolutely accentuates it. absolutely. here in bickley it is a rural community. rural community. need help, you just have to be there to help. to help. with tractors and pool cars out, that sort of thing. that sort of thing. neighbours who have got a 4x4, and i know that they would help. know that they would help. feet of snow they are driving around quite happily anyway. quite happily anyway. can anyone here remember 1963? now.
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very much for talking to us this morning. this is the river exe. art garfunkel said that paul simon got the lyrics from a prayer book. got the lyrics from a prayer book. ice at this place in the river exe before. before. and we are not quite out of the woods yet. trying to keep you up to date with the developments on the road. the developments on the road. understand there has been a train stuck on the tracks. stuck on the tracks. were trapped on that train and they are still stuck this morning. are still stuck this morning. hoping to speak to passengers on board that train.
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board that train. passengers have been stuck on the train overnight. been stuck on the train overnight. about really strong winds in amongst the very low temperatures. absolutely. the wind chill is making it feel like -9, -10. the wind chill is making it feel like —9, —10. like —9, —10. freezing rain and more snow around with the bitter winds. with the bitter winds. scene taken by one of our weather watchers in buxton. watchers in buxton. similar up and down the country. down the country. day with severe wind—chill and also heavy snow for some of us. heavy snow for some of us. of us will see fresh snow during the day. day. totals, more than 50 centimetres in saint athan. saint athan.
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what are shown in suffolk 18 centimetres. suffolk 18 centimetres. bringing in chilly conditions from siberia. siberia. the cold air which will bring us more snow today. more snow today. north—east england and northern ireland. ireland. we could see between five and centimetres more. and centimetres more. the south—west of england warnings of heavy snow and strong winds. of heavy snow and strong winds. have got some really treacherous conditions. conditions. day today, the snow is not as heavy across wales and southern england. across wales and southern england. rain possible which can be really dangerous around the south coast. dangerous around the south coast. north—east of england and eastern scotland and northern ireland.
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scotland and northern ireland. temperatures just a degree or two either side of freezing. either side of freezing. eased to the wind, it will feel arctic. —— easterly wind. england and wales this evening and overnight. overnight. england through the second half of the night. the night. the north east of england and scotland. lots of snow likely. a cold and icy start to the weekend. cold and icy start to the weekend. the north and less cold in the south. still the risk of further snowfall. —— it will stay. north—east of england which will fizzle out.
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fizzle out. showers in northern and eastern parts of scotland. parts of scotland. showers should turn to sleet and rain in the south—west of england. rain in the south—west of england. it will still be a few degrees above freezing further north. freezing further north. still snow showers by the time we get to sunday. get to sunday. perhaps a few for northern ireland. northern ireland. sleet in the south—east of england. you noticed the wind will not be as strong by the time we get to sunday. strong by the time we get to sunday. —— you will notice. another day of disruptive weather today. lots of stories of travel disruption coming in. coming in. been looking at cancelled flights and holiday plans. and holiday plans.
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been not to travel unless strictly necessary. necessary. what if you have flights or holidays booked ? morning. i know you have had a tough trip in. you have had a tough trip in. thing for many who cannot get to the airport. grey lives in newcastle. he booked a stay in dorset. booked a stay in dorset. when you have a holiday plans or hotel, what are your rights? hotel, what are your rights? there are so many different elements. are so many different elements. firstly is the flights. they have the duty of care to look after you. the duty of care to look after you. going on a quick, two day trip to paris or a long haul flight.
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paris or a long haul flight. advise you, whether you want to read book and go at a later time. book and go at a later time. —— look again at a later time. again at a later time. issues will be about the term and conditions. conditions. some solutions and a bit of goodwill. goodwill. friends will stop get your details together. together. saying, is she covered by travel insurance? banks may have additional cover. cover.
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check with your bank if your account applies to anything. account applies to anything. what you might have taken a day off work to wait for it. work to wait for it. but they are not duty bound for that you can cancel orders. you can cancel orders. terms and conditions to protect them. them. stop you can return the goods as well. well. a concert or performance of some sort and you cannot get there. sort and you cannot get there. what are your rights? are your rights? concert venues and understand if the event is going ahead. event is going ahead.
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show is going ahead should get a reasonable chance. reasonable chance. travel issues, we need to put safety first. first. cannot get their chris eves summer will do something on another date. will do something on another date. they are not duty—bound to do that. as far as the emergency services. let‘s hope it applies to business as well. well. thank you for making the effort to come in today. effort to come in today. me today about the gas shortages which are no longer in force. which are no longer in force. you are talking about to do with transport, travel and conditions. transport, travel and conditions. has been having a huge impact on services across the uk. services across the uk. said the current situation is unprecedented. this is unprecedented.
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unprecedented. advice of not driving when it is u nsafe. advice of not driving when it is unsafe. unsafe. stop that will end up with pressure on the nhs. on the nhs. warm, stay hydrated and get the medicines they need. medicines they need. south—western row a train just outside christchurch in dorset. outside christchurch in dorset. —— row weight—training. row weight—training. it left london just after five o‘clock last night. just after five o‘clock last night. tell us what is happening. good morning. morning. thank you for connecting up with us. with us. train now, reported after six o‘clock last night at waterloo. o‘clock last night at waterloo. we had a good run down to southampton. had a good run down to southampton. after that it
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all went wrong. milton, hinton admiral and generally through the new forest. through the new forest. currently there are five carriages. there are five carriages. may be and we‘re stuckjust outside christchurch. christchurch. we have been stranded here for probably five hours here. here for probably five hours here. before that in various locations on the edge of the new forest. the edge of the new forest. everyone is pretty cold and miserable. talk us through the conditions. conditions. there is no power on the train and it is onlyjust daylight. train and it is onlyjust daylight. what is it like on board? been freezing temperatures overnight on board. still no power. we had no light
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for a while. light for a while. are not usable, certainly not for the ladies. the ladies. and rescue brought us some fresh drinking water. drinking water. given the situation you are in, how are people? you are in, how are people? are there people in genuine risk? there people in genuine risk? a busy train with lots of different people on board. certainly. everyone has winter clothing with them. everyone is cold. feeling the effects of the cold at the moment. effects of the cold at the moment. we are all dressed up in hats, coats and scarves. and scarves. southern guys earlier, we are going on a skiing trip. on a skiing trip. information out for you about what will happen.
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will happen. board the train and trapped for five hours without moving. hours without moving. stories emerging this morning about problems with the weather. now it is time to get the latest where you are across the uk. good morning from bbc london news. i‘m victoria hollins. snow is expected to fall across the capital this afternoon. when snow blew onto the concourse. and temperatures once again are set to feel bitterly cold. let‘s have a look at the travel situation right now. on the tube things are running fairly well. london is a grant is part suspended.
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—— overground is partly suspended. because of the weather conditions. to chessington south and dorking. turning to the roads... between limehouse and tower bridge. an inmate has died at wandsworth prison. 37—year—old hamad jabar died. the prisons and probation ombudsman will investigate his death. and lambeth is to be rolled out across london. to turn their lives around. for adult offenders. teachable moment when people are thinking about
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changing their lives. into that employment, training and development. and getting them away from their lifestyle. it is imperative. let‘s have a check on the weather now with elizabeth. another bitterly cold day today. not quite as chilly as in recent mornings. falling this afternoon. we have a met office weather warning full snow and ice for the whole day. it is also windy. a met office and the weather warning out for wind and snow. this morning it will be bleak and cloudy. a few snow flurries possible. into the afternoon we will see more snowfall. this band of snow pushing up from the south. we could see another five centimetres. these will be the top temperatures. so plenty of snow falling through the evening rush hour.
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possibly problems from that. into tomorrow morning. temperatures dropping below freezing. tomorrow we‘ll have met office weather warning out for ice. maybe some rain by the end of the day. to know it has turned milder over the weekend. we are back in half an hour. goodbye. hello, this is breakfast, with charlie stayt and tina daheley. blizzards overnight. services have been working through the night to clear
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roads. we are live on the a303. still no information about when we‘ll be able to move on. four days ago. trapped on a train which has broken down outside christchurch in dorset. down outside christchurch in dorset. in their own homes —— here in the south—west of england. good morning, it‘s friday the 2nd
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of march. also this morning... setting out her plans for a future relationship with the eu. despite soaring demand during the cold weather. keeping a close eye on how much we‘re using. in sport, it‘s snow joke for arsenalfans. the team‘s second thrashing in week, by manchester city. and sara has the weather. another day of disruptive weather across many parts of the country. across many parts of the country. further ‘s no in the forecast and a lot of ice around. lot of ice around. easterly winds the weather
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is a real factor. factor. —— there is further snow in the weather. the weather. i will give you a full update in around 15 minutes. good morning. first, our main story. tightened its grip across the uk. forcing them to spend the night in cars in freezing cold temperatures. and help get essential nhs staff to work. are stuck on a south western train outside christchurch. it broke down just before 1am — it left london just after 5pm. the train seems to have lost power. with no food or water. amber and yellow warnings remain in place for much of the uk.
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conditions first hit on tuesday. and brought in the army to help free the road. conditions in a major incident on the a303 near taunton. report from the a303 — where he is still stranded. with every mile, the clouds came lower. more snow swirled, and the carriageway began to disappear. the blizzard had begun. very soon everything ground to a halt. travelling tonight from east to west is absolutely horrendous. it is driving snow. we probably have six or seven inches here. in front and behind, hundreds of vehicles were going nowhere.
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looking very promising and we could be stuck. struggled to clear a path. trying to get to an old people‘s home to to get the heating on. i‘ve been stuck out here since 3pm this afternoon. do you think you will get out? of course we will. there is worse trouble at sea! become a traffic marshal. you seem to be taking charge of this. well, somebody needs to. but this was going to be a very long night. robert hall, bbc news, chicklade in wiltshire. this is one of the major routes through the new forest. but last night hundreds of motorists were trapped here for hours. how long have you been here? um, i‘ve been here about eight and a half hours.
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eight and a half hours? for six miles, the dual carriageway became a snow—encrusted pavement. what‘s that? it‘s some overalls. brilliant. that keeps it out a bit, doesn‘t it? a little bit. the wind dragged temperatures down to minus ten. how are you for supplies — water, food, blankets? i‘m melting ice. i‘m melting snow to drink because i‘ve drank mine. unaware of when they‘d get out. nine hours stuck here on the a31 going absolutely nowhere. also lacking supplies of water, food, blankets and fuel. some drivers went the wrong way down the snow—covered verge to escape. others decided to walk. i think it‘s gridlocked.
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which gave the order to bring in heavy equipment. the direction of warmth and safety. duncan kennedy, bbc news, on the a31. all night on the a303. ifeel for you, rob. ifeelforyou, rob. i really do. what is it like at the moment? duncan managed to get home, i wish we had. it is stationary. chick laid which is behind you. next hill, and the hills are the problem. problem. somewhere on the downhill slope something has happened. we are not getting
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any information. getting any information. told that is running out and the toilets are blocked. not good news. and gone off to try to find somebody... somebody... up with some mates who can perhaps take them somewhere. take them somewhere. that is the last option. last option. the key thing is the lack of information. information. when we will move for what the problem is. problem is. thank you. more selective with their decisions to leave their homes.
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to leave their homes. have a more literal interpretation of the word essential this morning. of the word essential this morning. there have been so many warnings that this weather was coming. that this weather was coming. john donaldson at king‘s cross station in london. good morning. christchurch in dorset is still as we speak. there have been real problems? terrible. since about 1am, that is when it stopped moving. stopped moving. beginning to be rescued from bad stranded situation. stranded situation. obviously had an incredibly long, difficult night. difficult night. just about all of britain‘s rail networks for a fourth day. networks for a fourth day.
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about every network has some sort of disruption. disruption. northern, virgin, up towards scotland, newcastle, york. scotland, newcastle, york. several cancellations on the board. cancellations on the board. than 4000 flights across europe have been cancelled since tuesday. been cancelled since tuesday. are huge backlogs of passengers that will take days, i think, to shift. will take days, i think, to shift. airport without checking that your flight is going. flight is going. for the moment, jon donnison at king‘s cross, thank you. and that means we‘re burning through a lot of gas. ben is looking at the situation. there was possibly a slight sense of alarm about this. alarm about this.
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were saying gas supplies, what is happening? happening? might read on to newspapers, there is no shortage of gas. is no shortage of gas. eight years, suggesting demand was exceeding supply. exceeding supply. back to provide more for homes. domestic users would be the last to be cut off. be cut off. close eye but they say there is absolutely enough to go round. absolutely enough to go round. one should worry about being disconnected. disconnected. there is a little concerned about price. concerned about price. buying by gas for the next couple of months, they buy it ahead of time.
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months, they buy it ahead of time. they normally are on the wholesale market. market. might see rises a little later down the line. the line. for now, prices will stay where they are. very much dominating the news this morning, but there is the news. —— there is other news. the ground for the next phase of brexit negotiations. in the uk to unite. our political correspondent eleanor garnier is in westminster for us. change the location of the speech because of the bad weather. because of the bad weather. we expecting, will we get the detail and clarity everyone has called for? and clarity everyone has called for? the speeches now happening in london because of all the bad weather.
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because of all the bad weather. think theresa may has two aims setting up this speech. setting up this speech. she is negotiating with, but also to bring back some unity in the uk. bring back some unity in the uk. the economy, security and also the country. country. criticised for being vague and unrealistic. unrealistic. —— theresa may‘s and negotiating position. negotiating position. theresa may wants but where she might be prepared to compromise. might be prepared to compromise. it of being paralysed by its own divisions. divisions. conservative party brexit it will be impossible to please everyone.
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impossible to please everyone. they want to nudge the talks to the next stage, which is around trade. next stage, which is around trade. eleanor garnier, thank you very much. we will have a chat with sara about the weather now. the weather now. worth saying that one of the things emerging is that those warnings... emerging is that those warnings... in terms of the scale of the problems caused? absolutely. this has been forecast for quite a while, this cold snap. for quite a while, this cold snap. we have had some extremely heavy snow, really treacherous conditions. snow, really treacherous conditions. something also in the forecast today is freezing rain. is freezing rain. freezing rain across southern counties of england. counties of england.
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rain falling from the sky, but falling into san siro wow. falling into san siro wow. be freezing on impact with the ground. —— falling into san siro air. air. this is how things are looking in buxton. severe wind chill making it feel and minus degrees for many others. minus degrees for many others. is more snow in the forecast as well. well. country, a lot of places having ten to 20 centimetres. to 20 centimetres. centimetres of snow in south wales with more to come later today. with more to come later today. northern and eastern part of the country. country. where we have a mild air working in and the remnants of storm amer. and the remnants of storm amer. is on the south coast we have freezing rain full round. freezing rain full round. eastern scotland, north—east england and parts of northern ireland.
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and parts of northern ireland. the weather further south across the country. country. snow working into the south as that threat of freezing rain as well. threat of freezing rain as well. centimetres widely and more than that over the hills. that over the hills. degrees the many others in bitterly cold again. cold again. through the midlands and in two parts of northern england. parts of northern england. daily—macro hits part of northern england. england. and we have the feed of heavy snow showers coming from north sea. showers coming from
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north sea. it will be an icy start to the weekend. weekend. through the weekend but things will turn milder further south. through the weekend but things will turn milderfurther south. turn milderfurther south. the risk of a little bit more snow around. of a little bit more snow around. cloud is there which will push into north—east england. north—east england. further snow showers across eastern scotland. showers across eastern scotland. be up to about four celsius, seven celsius. celsius. scotland, northern england and perhaps turning this elite. perhaps turning this elite. there will be dry weather developing. developing. lose the bitter wind—chill that has been with us for much of this week.
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been with us for much of this week. gradually things are turning milder at the weekend. at the weekend. course, very cold surfaces so watch out for the ongoing risk of ice. out for the ongoing risk of ice. today, another day of disruptive weather ahead. back to you both. but for some it is a matter of life and death. to pick up nurses and drive them in. but what pressure awaits them when they reach hospital? and is here with us. the sofa, but like lots of other situations, that has been a problem. situations, that has been a problem. stresses and strains on the system right now? right now? staff at the moment, getting
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into work. work. hospitals overnight to make sure they are there for the next day. they are there for the next day. issue, it as well as getting patients in and out of hospital. patients in and out of hospital. is where the 4x4 vehicles are coming in useful. in useful. there is enough staff in the nhs system, in the right place? system, in the right place? their utmost, getting into work, staying in work. staying in work. clothes and food for people to stay in. in. as far as i know there has been nothing sensually done to help this. nothing sensually done to help this.
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saying, if you have a 4x4 vehicle, you can help us out? you can help us out? for people in rural areas to get people to hospital. people to hospital. possibly people having accidents because of the weather? because of the weather? elderly goes up when temperatures drop below as little as 5 degrees. drop below as little as 5 degrees. there is stress on the cardiovascular heart illness. cardiovascular heart illness. these lower temperatures, it goes up even more. even more. back of ten weeks of this bad winter we have been having already.
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we have been having already. central line system for this, is it something that should be in place? something that should be in place? nationwide alert system, or does it have to be local, do you think? have to be local, do you think? system and i know the nhs went to level three out of four on monday. level three out of four on monday. winter plans to help staff and patients. patients. down to the local hospitals to organise themselves. organise themselves. you make it to wherever you need to be today. local bbc radio station. morning are reiterating the guidance, only essentialjourneys.
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guidance, only essentialjourneys. suggestion people have been travelling when they don‘t need to. travelling when they don‘t need to. so they are reiterating only essential journeys. for homeless people. available in shelters, hostels and churches. are still on the streets. two nights with some of those who are still outside. it‘s bad enough being homeless, but in this? staying warm, never easy, has been almost impossible. some have turned to alcohol, lots of it. well, i‘m going to be helpful if you‘re going to let me. have readily taken. but in other towns support is less available.
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sleepers have a particular enemy. a biting wind has frozen kevin to his core. feels like 12 below zero. a warm drink donated does help, but only for a short time. i would be dead in a doorway. what are you doing tonight? sleeping in a doorway. and four weeks before that. homeless population. to be warmer. it hasn‘t been this week.
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local churches are taking the strain. hosts a homeless shelter. a welcome respite for those that can make it. refugee in my own country, i am. that‘s the best way of explaining it. a refugee in my own country. had to sleep outside. there‘s lots of dangers that you have to watch out for. like not making yourself sweat. things like that. because hyperthermia‘s just around the corner. are you frightened ? yeah, wouldn‘t you be? i‘m 56 years old. i‘m not a young man. not a young man at all. i‘m sorry, but i‘m finding it impossible. he‘s no idea what he‘ll do when this shelter
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closes on monday. with nature‘s wrath. michael buchanan, bbc news, eastbourne. really getting a sense of how difficult it is for people. difficult it is for people. look at some of the images we have available. this is taunton. see in the distance, this is the link road to the m5. link road to the m5. someone walking there, looks very dangerously. there, looks very dangerously. some traffic moving now, as you can see. see. wales, just on the outskirts of
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cardiff this morning. cardiff this morning. the traffic is slow—moving, but it is still moving. slow—moving, but it is still moving. lots of disruption overnight. there was a red weather warning in place. was a red weather warning in place. that has changed to amber, as has much of the uk. much of the uk. but things very still slow—moving. still slow—moving. the focus yesterday was in scotland. yesterday was in scotland. the image over the city of glasgow this morning. this morning. but our focus this morning more on the traffic problems. the traffic problems. been trapped overnight with many people on board. people on board. more details on mac coming up in the next few minutes.
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30. the south—west of england, things gradually improving today. gradually improving today. across the south—west bringing severe ice. severe ice. all of us it will be cold with a severe winter chill. severe winter chill. centimetres of snow in south wales yesterday. yesterday. parts of scotland seeing up to 45 centimetres of snow. up to 45 centimetres of snow. will continue before gradually expiring, going into the afternoon.
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expiring, going into the afternoon. the south—east of england, gradually north and east. north and east. across north—east england and eastern scotland. eastern scotland. the same for northern ireland. northern ireland. temperatures feel well below freezing. freezing. will push northwards but it will ease off. ease off. across parts of north wales into merseyside and the humber. merseyside and the humber. freezing, leading to some ice into the weekend. the weekend. will stay cold across the north, a little bit less so in the south. little bit less so in the south. still the risk of snow but nothing like we have seen on recent days.
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like we have seen on recent days. things gradually improving. degrees, further north about two or three, so at least above freezing. three, so at least above freezing.
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