FROZEN Britain is braced for worse to come with Storm Emma threatening widespread chaos. Swathes of the country were left under deep snow yesterday after heavy showers fell throughout the day and overnight.
The brutal winter blast claimed its first victims when four people died in crashes during severe weather.
Fresh warnings were issued for drivers to take extra care on the treacherously icy roads through the coming days and avoid non-essential journeys.
Experts predict this winter’s long big freeze could cause the highest death toll for 20 years. A car crash in Lincolnshire yesterday caused the deaths of three people.
A fourth person died after a three-car collision near Peterborough, in Cambridgeshire.