Arctic blast set to sweep through UK, bringing temperatures as low as -15 Celsius
The United Kingdom is bracing for its coldest night of the winter season as an Arctic blast sweeps through the country, bringing temperatures as low as -15 Celsius. The cold spell is expected to be 5-6 Celsius lower than usual for this time of year. A persistent band of snow is forecast across Scotland, Northern Ireland, and parts of northern England and Wales.
The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for snow and ice in northern areas until Thursday, with potential disruptions in parts of East Anglia and southern counties. London is expected to be “bitterly cold,” with temperatures dropping to as low as -4 Celsius. The Met Office advises monitoring regional forecasts for the latest information as weather conditions may change quickly. Another snow warning is in place for Wednesday in various parts of the country.