is fog that remains liquid, but super cooled, until it lands on a surface where it freezes.
Warwick Inspection may be called as some forecasts warn of frost and freezing fog
THERE was Christmas cheer for weary air passengers yesterday as the freezing fog
finally lifted and flights started to return to normal across Britain.
And with more frost, freezing fog
and chilly winds on the way this week, fears were growing for the elderly.
Among the health and safety concerns is one affecting fork lift drivers: freezing fog
severely impairs visibility in the doorway vicinity.
In the short-term, the Met Office is telling Britons to expect freezing fog
patches in the west and north-east on Thursday morning.
A spokesman for theMet Officesaid: "There will be fog or freezing fog
patches, which will be dense in places and become widespread and then slow to clear for some on Christmas Day.
"Perhaps another frontal system arriving during Thursday bringing a mixture of rain, sleet and snow, although cold with frost and patchy freezing fog
ahead of this."
will also be a danger for motorists and pedestrians.
The extreme conditions are expected to last until midday today, with some patches of freezing fog
As well as heavy rain there was to be a frosty start today with any freezing fog
clearing before heavy rain spreads north later.
The Met Office is warning frost, ice and freezing fog
could cause transport chaos.
"The freezing fog
yesterday meant temperatures on the ground stayed well below freezing.
Forecasters have said that freezing fog
and strong winds will make for unpredictable conditions in coming days as the wet weather sweeps across the North East tomorrow.
is forecast when the region wakes up tomorrow and is likely to persist as the mercury fails to rise above zero all day.