UK weather: Charts show high probability of snow in UK
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Britons can expect fog, frost and bitter winds as November draws to a close. Maps forecasting the final week of November have shown snowfall across Northern regions of the UK, with the heaviest snow hitting Leeds, Carlise, and parts of Scotland.
Up to six inches (15cm) of snow can be expected in the areas surrounding Manchester, Leeds and Inverness.
Temperatures are also expected to reach lows of -8C, as a cold spell hits the UK.
Meanwhile, the UK can expect strong winds, as maximum gust speeds are set to reach 42mph (67kmph) on November 29, according to WXCharts.
Milder temperatures can be expected in the South, with London expecting temperatures of around 1C.
The incoming cold temperatures are expected to begin imminently, with the Met Office warning of heavy snowfall in the north of the country from Monday.
The cold blast is predicted to reach the south by Wednesday night.
Met Office forecaster Marco Petagna said: “I couldn’t imagine a better weather pattern for cold weather fans, with forecast models showing a northerly straight from the Arctic next week.”
London could also see wintry showers and snow by the end of next week.
The UK has so far seen “uncommonly” mild temperatures so far this week, according to Jim Dale from British Weather Services.
But he warned of the upcoming cold spell saying: “Colder from Sunday, more like the seasonal norm.
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“Colder still moving towards month’s end with deeper frosts – especially for Scotland, and also some wintry outbreaks.
“Snow building on Scottish mountains as we move into December.”
The Met Office’s long-range weather forecast says: “As the period continues, the weather will generally arrive to the UK from the north, bringing colder conditions and intervals of rain or showers.
“Wintry showers likely over high ground, and possibly falling to low levels at times.
“High pressure will linger around the west and southwest of the country, allowing for more settled conditions now and again with the chance of some sunny spells at times but also feeling cold, with overnight frost likely.”
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