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Met Office weather warning: Travel chaos fears as dense fog to blanket nation in HOURS

BBC Weather warns of freezing fog and -5C chill

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The yellow weather warning is in effect from 5pm on Thursday to 11am on Friday January 14. Areas included in the warning stretch across the south coast, and reach up north above Stoke on Trent.

In a statement, the Met Office said: “Fog patches will reform during Thursday afternoon, particularly in river valleys and near lakes, and may become locally dense during the evening with visibility below 100 m in places. 

“Fog is expected to become more widespread overnight and after dawn on Friday morning with further dense patches, before slowly clearing. 

“However, a few patches may persist into the afternoon.” 

Areas affected by the fog include Northamptonshire, Bedford and Central Bedfordshire.

Around London and the south east, Bracknell Forest, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Greater London, Hampshire, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Surrey, West Berkshire, West Sussex, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham are set to see the fog.

Parts of the west coast will also see the poor weather, including Cheshire and Chester, Bath and North East, Somerset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire

Caerphilly, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan and Wrexham in Wales are also effected.

In the West Midlands, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin, Warwickshire, West Midlands Conurbation and Worcestershire will be affected.

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