According to forecasters the mercury is to plummet will temperatures hitting as low as -2C in March.
So far the UK has been enjoying spring like conditions with temperatures as high as 14C in parts of the country.
Long range weather maps show that the UK is to see temperatures hit freezing around 8 March, whilst other regions will only experience 0C.
East Anglia, large parts of the south coast of England, Wales and the North West will be affected. From 10 March the mercury will fall further with a minimum of -1C across most of southern England, with a fall of -2C in parts of the South West.
Netweather said in its forecast from 1 to 7 March there will “some sunshine but overnight frost. Then turning increasingly unsettled, breezy and feeling cold in the wind.
“Some rain or showers before probably turning much colder from the North with snow possible especially over hills in the North and East.”
By 8 to 14 March they have said wintry conditions could start with cold night frosts.
The forecaster said there are indications of a “raw North East wind developing by mid-March.”
The forecaster said: “Perhaps wintry at first but probably becoming mainly dry although with night frosts that could be quite sharp.
“Sunny spells may give some pleasant even spring-like afternoons but although somewhat uncertain at this distance, there are hints of a raw North East wind developing by mid-March.”
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