Met Office has issued a warning “sleet, hail and snow showers”With 10 centimetres set to fall tomorrow,
Today’s snow and ice warnings are all yellow, with another one scheduled for tomorrow.
They cover Northern Ireland and most of Scotland.
According to the Met Office: “Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.
“Most likely, some icy patches are present on untreated roads and pavements.
“Some brief power outages are possible with a risk of isolated lightning strikes.
“Slips and falls from icy surfaces can lead to injuries.”
According to WX Charts‘ weather modelling, snow will start to fall in the impacted regions today before it comes down in bucket loads tomorrow.
For Scotland, they forecast that 20 to 40 centimetres will fall in mountainous regions along the west coast, with 10 centimetres possible in more populated regions.
Belfast in Northern Ireland should receive three centimetres of soil on Friday. In the west, it is more likely to see seven.
Despite not being included in Met Office warnings, the North West, which includes Manchester, is set at two centimetres. Cardiff in South Wales is also set for two centimetres.
North East, which is north of Newcastle and heading towards Scotland’s border, can also expect a centimetre to two.
As the cold weather front begins to move in, temperatures will remain low. However, it will be colder in those areas that don’t expect snow.
According to Met Office, England’s South West will see a peak of 10C today, while other regions in the south are expected to experience highs of 8C or 9.
London and the Midlands should stay around 6C. Northern Ireland and Scotland may be one or two degrees higher.
The UK’s east coast will be completely Baltic. Newcastle may peak at 2C today. East Anglia is expected to reach 4C.
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