Meteorologists are predicting that “stormy weather pattern” will hit the UK next week and there could be snow by the end of October, but mainly in the northern parts of Britain.
Adam Douty, AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist, told Express.co.uk that early next week there is likely to be stormy weather.
Douty said, “It does look like a stormy weather pattern will be unfolding across the UK beginning early next week as several areas of low pressure track eastward from the Atlantic into northwestern Europe.
“This will likely bring several rounds of rain and wind across the region.
“Though it remains unclear as to if any of these systems will rise to the level of bring a windstorm, they can bring wind gusts of 30-40 mph to many areas, and perhaps wind gusts to 50-60 mph along the typically wind areas along the west coast leading to travel disruptions.
“It does look like this pattern will continue through the majority of the week, and may last into the end of October.”
Douty added, that there is no “big threat” of snowfall in the coming week, but cooler air could move into north by the end of October.
He said, “As far as the chance for snow – a pattern like this with an active storm track coming from the Atlantic typically does not mean a big threat for snow….especially if there is no cold air in place such as we have not.
“That being said, once we get towards end and of the month we may start to see some cooler air move into northern areas.
“With this, it would be possible to see some settling snow across the higher terrain of Scotland and northern England, though this is not too unusual given the time of year.“
Brian Gaze, director and forecaster for The Weather Outlook, warned that ”towards the end of the month, some computer models are indicating that high pressure will become centred to the north or west of the UK.
“If that happens there would be a growing likelihood of colder weather leading to a risk of nighttime frosts becoming quite widespread.
“There could be sleet or snow showers over high ground in the northern half of the UK.”
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