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- The Met Office's yellow 'be aware' weather warning remains in place for east London and west Essex today.
- Conditions remain icy on the roads this morning but there are no reports of any major travel disruption.
- The Met Office says between 1cm and 3cm of snow could fall in south east England and London today, and there is a "low risk" of as much as 5cm falling.
- It said the forecast for tomorrow is uncertain, but the yellow weather warning has been extended to Tuesday as ice is likely to remain.
- Dozens of schools in Waltham Forest, Redbridge and Epping Forest are closed today because of the snow.
- The Met Office issued a more serious amber warning on Friday but downgraded it to yellow at the weekend.
- If you have any news or photos to share, tweet using the hashtag #guardianseriessnow
#guardianseriessnow There's no more snow forecast, but the message for tomorrow is watch out for the ice on the roads http://t.co/fh9FJCId— @CharlieStong1 21 January 2013
RT "@Daniel_WFG: Walthamstow Village in the snow today #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/ehER1s6A"— @ShirleyAnstey 21 January 2013
St Mary's Church, Walthamstow, in the snow this afternoon #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/tPwofASX— @Daniel_WFG 21 January 2013
RT @nextmoveE4 @Chingford_Joe from our office roof! #NextMove #NorthChingford #e4 http://t.co/IRwKU6xz #guardianseriessnow— @Chingford_Joe 21 January 2013
Andrew Morris just emailed me a pic of his #Woodford snowman. Looks like Wolverine to me. #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/G5MXyDok— @WWGuardianDom 21 January 2013
@SerenityRecs The Wanstead igloo http://t.co/wed2pnDd #guardianseriessnow— @mel_wwguardian 21 January 2013
A family of snowpeeps chillin' in Vallentin Road, Walthamstow (photo by resident Dave Hughes) #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/OWLwdN2t— @Daniel_WFG 21 January 2013
Deputy head of Bancroft's tells me 100 pupils absent today. Thanked school's maintenance team for making grounds safe. #guardianseriessnow— @WWGuardianDom 21 January 2013
The latest update from the Essex Weather Centre predicts more snow before the end of the week, with lows of minus five degrees.
Jacqueline Burrell, a forecaster at the Chelmsford-based centre, said this morning: “Very cold conditions persist through the week ahead, with only a slow thaw expected as temperatures will typically only reach a few degrees above freezing by day.
“Overnight, we will see a return of frost and ice as temperatures plummet to lows of minus five degrees Celsius on Wednesday.
“There are hints that milder, Atlantic weather will make a return over the weekend.
“This will likely be preceded with a further spell of snow.”
Harry & Max Rapp, 10 & 11, with their igloo in Oak Lodge Av, Chigwell, which took 7 hours to build. #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/XcdGvN2s— @CHardy_Guardian 21 January 2013
London City Airport runway now reopened, but flights are expected to remain disrupted due to snow.
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Pair use wheelie bins to stop crashes on icy road (From Guardian Series) http://t.co/S4WveQB2 #guardianseriessnow— @Editor_Guardian 21 January 2013
RT @Daniel_WFG: Al fresco dining in Walthamstow Town Square in the snow. Mmmmm... #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/VjriX2wR— @wlate17 21 January 2013
Look at how beautiful our part of London can be, I love this photo I took yesterday evening! :) #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/doLXD8hh— @MissTessaLeanne 21 January 2013
Rubbish may not be collected because of icy conditions, say Redbridge Council #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/nfkifWfA— @mel_wwguardian 21 January 2013
RT @Beckshopkins @GeorgeWoodford #snowday south woodford :) http://t.co/6iIoJjkU #guardianseriessnow— @mel_wwguardian 21 January 2013
RT @Basharit It's muderously cold out there in Woodford Green. http://t.co/fj8qDqHH #guardianseriessnow— @mel_wwguardian 21 January 2013
Headteacher says he had no option but to close school today #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/4ly7YQ2M— @WWGuardianDom 21 January 2013
RT @FWP2009 Wanstead Park photo of the day: the Plain under a dusting of http://t.co/nJGiiHGc #guardianseriessnow— @mel_wwguardian 21 January 2013
RT @Daniel_WFG: Sledging on a slide in Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, this lunchtime #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/jrJMv5eY— @chapelendward 20 January 2013
RT @Daniel_WFG: Kids building an impressive snowman in Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, behind the William Morris Gallery #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/tdHRbRHJ— @WMGTearoom 20 January 2013
RT @Daniel_WFG: Only in Walthamstow! A man "sleeping" vertically on a lifebelt in Lloyd Park in the snow #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/KFcRPbj2— @Whitehead87 20 January 2013
#guardianseriessnow http://t.co/PW0UYFBv— @Nigel_Vic 20 January 2013
School closures in Redbridge:
School closures in Epping Forest (From Guardian Series) http://t.co/lmnVX7u3 #guardianseriessnow— @Editor_Guardian 21 January 2013
List of school closures today in Waltham Forest due to snow #guardianseriessnow http://t.co/GXtP3Rse— @Daniel_WFG 21 January 2013
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