STORM Ciara is set to hit battered Britain with up to six inches of snow and treacherous ice today.
The dumping of snow comes after two people were killed and more than 500 homes were wrecked by 100mph Storm Ciara.
On Monday Storm Ciara unleashed a month-and-a-half’s worth of rainfall in just one day, and this morning commuters battled through wintry conditions.
Met Office meteorologist Bonnie Diamond said: “Storm Ciara has cleared but it is still windy.
“There is the risk of snow and ice depending on where you are.
“There is very much hazardous weather still around.”
Multiple yellow weather warnings for snow, ice and wind are in place until midday tomorrow – causing more headaches for weary Brits.
Yesterday householders were deluged by dirty floodwater as swollen rivers burst their banks after up to 8in of rain fell in a day, while howling winds crippled much of the transport network.
Insurers reckon the final bill from “Storm of the Century” Ciara could top £1billion as forecasters warned beleaguered Brits to brace themselves for blizzards and a possible 6ins of snow in the next 24 hours.
Weather forecasters have warned of treacherous ice after a 77-year-old man sustained a fatal head injury after slipping and falling on ice at Clydebank, West Dumbartonshire.
And 58-year-old man was also killed after a massive tree toppled on to his Mercedes on the A33 at Micheldever, Hants.
The entirety of Scotland is set to see snow and high winds up until midnight Tuesday.
The Midlands, Northern Ireland and again, Scotland will be blanketed in ice, forecasters say.
And Manchester and parts of Leeds tonight are pegged to be caught in a flurry of flakes.
More winds will whip through the UK too, with speeds of 60 to 70 mph predicted.
The new slew of wild weather comes as many householders are facing months living in temporary accommodation as repairs began on devastated properties.
More than 70 flood warnings and 180 flood alerts were still in place last night as homeowners returned to assess the damage.
Up to 260 homes were flooded in Yorkshire, 150 in Gtr Manchester, 100 in Lancashire and 40 in Cumbria. The figure is set to rise.
The Calder in West Yorks, the Ouse in York and Irwell, Lancs, were among rivers to burst banks.
Paul Fazackerley, 37, of Mytholmroyd, West Yorks, rescued daughter Edie, five, as a chest-hight torrent burst into his home when flood defences on the Calder failed.
He said: “The water was racing past me. It was tremendous and powerful.
I wasn’t scared. I didn’t have time to be scared. I just had to get Edie out.”
The Environment Agency said ongoing work on a £30million flood defence schemes should be completed by the summer.
Some 539,000 homes were hit by a power cut on Sunday. Most had been reconnected by last night.
Transport was returning to normal after more than 100 flights were axed. Some rail lines remained water-logged or blocked by fallen trees or debris last night.
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Speed restrictions were imposed on several other routes. One motorist escaped unharmed after their Toyota plunged into a sinkhole in Brentwood, Essex.
More than 100 flights were cancelled with British Airways and easyJet among the worst hit.
The Association of British Insurers said it was too early to estimate the final bill but Storm Desmond in 2015 cost £1.3billion.
ABI spokesman Malcolm Tarling added: “Insurers expect and plan for severe storms like this.”
As the nation reeled, the Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for snow lasting until tomorrow. Forecaster Alex Burkill said:
“While Storm Ciara is clearing away, it doesn’t mean we’re entering a quieter period of weather.
“Blizzards are not out of the question”.
The warning came as snow hit Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.