Met Office verdict on Britain’s big freeze and when snow could hit

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EXCLUSIVE: On December 4, temperatures are set to drop to -11C in components of Scotland because the UK formally enters the chilly season of the yr.


Britain is more likely to expertise a deep freeze because the Met Office predicts a “chilly spell forecast” (Image: Getty Images)

Britain is more likely to be hit by a deep freeze with the Met Office predicting a “bitterly chilly forecast” for the approaching week with temperatures dropping to -11C.

According to the climate forecast, the primary widespread frost of the Autumn is anticipated in a lot of England and Wales tonight and additional chilly spells are forecast subsequent week.

The forecaster stated: “Temperatures have dropped across much of the UK and the first widespread frost across most of the UK is forecast tonight, with a low of -5C possible even in rural areas of southern England. It will remain mainly dry through Friday and Saturday with any showers confined to the east coast.”

Weather maps from WXCharts point out that extra frost and icy situations are anticipated as we transfer into the final month of 2023.

Temperatures are seen dropping to -11C in some components of Scotland because the UK formally enters the chilly season of the yr.


The climate maps turned blue in the course of the first week of December (Image: WXCharts)


Areas of England can even see frost and icy situations, climate maps counsel (Image: WXCharts)

On December 4, areas similar to Glasgow and Ayr have the possibility to get snow depths of as much as 25cm, the newest map exhibits.

Meanwhile, throughout the remainder of the nation, the mercury can even drop beneath freezing. Mercury ranges will drop to -5C throughout the identical day in and round Newcastle.

Jim Dale, a meteorologist with British Weather Services informed “We’ll quickly be heading into the Meteorological winter and it seems just like the climate is enjoying its sport. The actual particulars haven’t but been confirmed however there will likely be common ice and sporadic snow and not simply within the mountains and hilly areas.

“Parts in the north of the UK could see five inches of snow, possibly more, before it ends temporarily. But at the moment, it will be difficult to say exactly how much snow we will see.”


Temperatures are more likely to attain -11c in some areas of Scotland (Image: WXcharts)

Speaking about the potential of chilly situations as predicted by climate maps, a Met Office spokesperson informed “It will not be potential to provide a agency forecast for an actual mid-December date at this vary.

“However, preliminary long-range fashions counsel chilly situations are more likely to proceed into early December, with a probable mixture of rain, sleet and some snow, extra seemingly on larger floor.

“Later in December, wetter situations are more likely to develop within the west, however particulars are nonetheless unsure over this vary.”


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