Areas around south London are being hit with snow this morning, with the Met Office predicting a “bitter” day of weather.

Snow showers are expected throughout the day, which might settle in places, with wind making it feel even colder.

This is set to continue overnight, with the minimum temperature expected to be a biting minus six degrees.

Wimbledon Times:

Snow is expected across south London

Southeastern Rail has made a warning to its passengers.

A spokesman said: “We are working closely with Network Rail to keep the rail network open, and will be running a full service on Monday morning.

“With heavier snow expected from 6pm on Monday, services may be disrupted.”

The operator is recommending people check before they travel, and consider avoiding peak times if possible.

Over the weekend, lows of five degrees marked the lowest temperature in the week leading up to March 1 since 1986.

Yellow warnings have been issued by the Met Office for tomorrow and Wednesday.

Met Office meteorologist Charlie Powell said: “The UK is on track for some really cold weather this week. It’s not going to be record-breaking, but it’ll be pretty exceptional; winds are going to make it feel minus 10  to minus 15C during the day."