Snow coming to eight UK cities as maps present ‘5cm per hour flurries’ this week

Advanced climate modelling maps present eight cities within the UK face snow this week as intense flurries head our means.

Data suggests temperatures may drop nicely under freezing in some elements of the nation on Thursday (April 4), creating the situations for snow.

WX Charts’ maps present a large climate entrance sweeping in from the Atlantic on Thursday night and Friday morning (April 5). It seems to be set to deliver heavy rain to a lot of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, with snow falling additional north.

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The outlook for 3am on April 5

The maps present that, at 3am on Friday, essentially the most intense flurries of snow can be targeted on central Scotland. Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and Dunfermline all seem like within the firing line for this preliminary Arctic blast. WX Charts’ information exhibits snow falling at a fee of at the least 5cm per hour the place flurries are heaviest.

Snow is then tracked to maneuver northward, engulfing Inverness and Aberdeen additionally. By 6am the maps present essentially the most intense snow can be within the Cairngorms National Park space, with the white stuff falling at a fee of round 3cm per hour.

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The outlook for 6am on April 5

Snow depth information suggests distant and elevated elements of northern England (particularly round Northumberland National Park) may see as a lot as 6cm of snow decide on the bottom this week. The Scottish Highlands may see as a lot as 29cm. Accumulations can be a lot much less vital within the cities.

WX Charts’ information suggests temperatures may drop as little as -5C in Scotland on Thursday night. Parts of the north of England may wrestle to get a lot larger than 0C.

Snow is anticipated to fall at a fee of 5cm per hour in some elements of the nation on Friday (inventory)

Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden stated on Monday (April 1) “overnight model projections have intensified further for snow prospects throughout this week”. He added there’s a heightened “snow risk for parts of northern/northeast England and Cumbria in addition to Scotland from around midweek”.

Madden additionally reckons “wintry weather” may come “as far south as central, eastern, and southern England as rain turns to sleet and snow in some of these regions throughout Wednesday and into Thursday”. BBC Weather’s forecast suggests “wintry” showers may come over hills in Scotland as early as tomorrow night (Wednesday, April 3).

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