The Met Office has said there will be an Arctic maritime air mass that will push across the UK from the north this week bringing some very cold days.
Forecasters have said to expect overnight frosts and a risk of wintry showers and snow and said there are “some uncertainties around how long this cold spell will last.”
Next week it will remain cold with “temperatures remaining well below average for the time of year,” the Met Office told us.
Met Office Deputy Chief Meteorologist, Rebekah Sherwin, told LondonLovesBusiness.com, “Temperatures will start to dip this week, with daytime temperatures struggling to get above freezing in many places from mid-week onwards.
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“However, the cold air from the Arctic will also bring brighter conditions, with some dry, sunny spells in many areas, particularly away from the coast.
“Showers will turn more wintry as the week goes on with a risk of snow at times.
“A yellow National Severe Weather Warning for snow has been issued for Wednesday covering northern Scotland.
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“We can expect to see some snow and wintry showers further south as the week progresses, particularly in coastal areas or over higher ground.
“There will be widespread frosts with temperatures falling to as low as -10°C overnight in isolated spots by the end of the week.”