06:12 GMT07 March 2021
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    It's been three years since the "Beast from the East" covered the UK in ice and snow, and now it's believed to be back for more carnage as the country braces for a few days of extreme weather.

    On Tuesday, Twitter was awash with wintery snaps featuring Brits wallowing in the snow, especially in London, which has witnessed rare snowfalls after the "Beast from the East II" blew in.  

    While many are enjoying snowball fights, sledging, and making snowmen, Britons are still being warned about subzero temperatures and potential power cuts with more heavy snow forecast as Storm Darcy marches across Europe.

    The Met Office said that in the most-affected regions the snow could reach up to 25cm. Yellow warnings have been issued nationwide to warn people about slippery ground and potential travel disruptions.

    A girl sledges down Primrose Hill in London, Britain, February 9, 2021
    © AP Photo / HANNAH MCKAY
    A girl sledges down Primrose Hill in London, Britain, February 9, 2021

    In Scotland, amber warnings were sounded on Tuesday from 3am, meaning cancellations to air and rail travel – as well as power cuts – could hit the country.

    The original "Beast from the East" arrived in February 2018, blanketing the UK in heavy snow for days.

    Back then, Britons were not prepared for the snow, which almost brought the country to standstill. So users immediately started looking for comparison, raising a fair question – is the UK now ready to battle the Beast in round 2?

    Finally, there's hope things like this don't happen this time around:

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