‘Widespread snow’ hitting UK this week – Met Office admits ‘wintry blast probably’
In latest days, superior climate modelling maps have began to indicate that snow is on the horizon for hundreds of thousands of Brits.
Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden mentioned in an replace yesterday (Sunday, November 19) the “first major wintry blast of the season” ought to come “in and around Friday (November 24) onwards”. He added: “The first widespread snow showers will also begin to filter in within this period too.”
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Madden mentioned northern areas face the “brunt of this wintry spell and snow”, and that there’s “some uncertainty” over how far south the wintry circumstances will enterprise. He defined: “However, parts of eastern England also look favourable for some snow within this period and to some lower levels in these parts.
“In addition to this elements as far south as Wales and the Midlands are prone to see some wintry precipitation at occasions from this primary wintry blast, and even elements as far south as some southern/central areas cannot be solely dominated out from seeing some type of snow previous to the beginning of December this yr, and once more doubtlessly to some decrease ranges in these areas too.”
The Met Office says it too expects snow and chilly circumstances by the top of this week. Its forecast from Saturday (November 25) onwards states “colder air” will probably have reached all elements of the nation by this weekend. The forecast added: “Wintry showers, and strong winds are likely into northern and eastern areas, with the risk of overnight frosts increasing through the weekend.”
Both Madden and the Met Office reckon there can be extra snow to observe subsequent week. “It is uncertain how prolonged this cold spell will be,” the Met Office mentioned.
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