UK weather: It’s going to get really cold this weekend


Snow on the ground near in Tyne and Wear. A cold snap will grip the country - a bitter prelude to a weather system that will leave the UK covered in up to four inches of snow by the weekend. Thermometers are set to plummet, with many parts of the country struggling to see temperatures rise above freezing. Motorists will have to be wary as freezing fog that has formed overnight across the Midlands, East Anglia and central and southern England could make road conditions hazardous.

Brace for a cold snap (Picture: PA)

Winter’s arriving this weekend – and she’s taking no prisoners.

Conditions are set to change dramatically, with temperatures dipping from 6C to… Read the full story