A slippery start this morning with falling temperatures today

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   FREEZING Britain is forecast to be colder than Iceland tonight with lows of-5C

A colder day than Wednesday too, temperatures reaching 4-6C generally, lower where there is snowcover, perhaps 7C across far SW of England.

Scattered snow showers are possible today and this afternoon but little to no accumulation is expected.

A leftover snow shower early in the morning; otherwise, times of clouds and sun, becoming brisk. A bit of a breeze makes wind chill values feel like the 20s. Keep reading for the forecast through the weekend...

A recent whiteout across the United Kingdom saw heavy snow and temperatures drop to -15C in some places and it looks as though a second band of similar weather is on the way. But still it's another chilly day, with winds from the northwest gusting near 30 miles per hour, keeping wind chills mainly in the upper 20s to low 30s under partly sunny skies.

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An approaching cold front on Friday will boost temperatures to the upper 40s to mid-50s. So another round of snow showers and flurries is all we're expecting late Friday into Friday night as the clipper system passes to the north. It will stay cold on Friday and Saturday, as winds turn northerly for a time, with wintry showers near coasts but for many dry and sunny, clear skies leading to widespread frost overnight. Breezy and very cold. highs in the lower 20s.

Tonight will see a mix of clear spells and showers overnight and some showers wintry in places. But with Sunday highs in the 40s, anything that falls should be in the form of rain.

It means that the Christmas and New Year period could see heavy snow across parts of country with a notable drop in temperature.

The Met Office has issued its long range weather forecast for the run up to Christmas and cold air is forecast to stay north and east of the United Kingdom next week with milder air to the west.

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