BBC Weather London forecast: Rush hour Travel CHAOS as city faces EVEN MORE snow

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Snowstorm is currently battering Britain with strong winds and snow causing more chaos for motorists and commuters.

London commuters are expected to face another day of chaos as train services into the capital are widely delayed or cancelled.

London is currently experiencing severe disruption, with the Overground partly suspended or suffering severe delays due to "damage caused to trains by snow and ice" between Surrey Quays and New Cross/Clapham Junction/Crystal Palace/West Croydon.

Virgin Trains reported issues running services between England and Scotland due to the current weather. Southern has advised commuters to travel as early as they can because "severe weather may impact services."

Greater Anglia wrote on Twitter: "TODAY ONLY customers can travel on earlier/alternative services than booked due to amended timetable."

BBC Weather meteorologist Phil Avery warned commuters should expect further disruption during rush hour as a new band of snow makes its way across the southern parts of Britain.

BBC Weather forecast - UK snow map and commuters

BBC•GETTYBBC Weather Forecast: Commuters should prepare for more incoming snow

The BBC Weather forecaster said: "This is the way that we are shaping up in regards to this snowfall: widely we are expecting the possibility of between about one and five cm but over the hills in the west, particularly into the Welsh mountains.

"We could be looking at another ten to 15cm. Through the evening rush hour and overnight so that belt of weather gradually eases its way a little bit further north, tending to fade away as it so does."

Britons have been warned to avoid all but essential travel as vulnerable and elderly people are told to stay indoors.

Mr Avery continued: "We’re not out of the weather woods just yet because that low pressure is throwing yet another belt of snow slowly but surely up and across the southern half of the British isle through the rest of the afternoon and as you’ll see on into the evening.

"Further north away from that particular feature, we still have the cold eastern and south-easterly wind, still a peppering of snow showers across the northern and eastern parts of Scotland and the north-east of England.

"Wherever you are spending the rest of the day, it will feel pretty cold."