BBC Weather: UK warned of snow as temperatures fall
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Due to the bitter band of weather set to hit the UK, forecasters have warned high levels of snow could hit parts of the country on November 29. According to charts from forecasters, some areas of Scotland and England could be blanketed by between 10-11cm at the end of the month while temperatures may plummet to -6C. Parts of the North-East will see the worst of the snow in England due to the cold snap with a possible peak of 11cm.
Lowland areas of Scotland could also see snow levels of up to 10cm towards the end of the month.
Others areas of England may also experience snow levels up to 10cm according to graphs from forecaster WXCharts.
The Highlands of Scotland will also see snow levels approaching 43cm on November 29.
Accompanying the snow, Britons can expect temperatures dropping below freezing for some parts of the UK.
According to graphs, large parts of the south of England will see the mercury fall to freezing on November 29.
Indeed, parts of the Midlands will see temperatures fall to -1C (30F) on November 29 while parts of the north will see the mercury fall to -6C (28F).
Wales will also see temperatures fall to between -2C to -5C while parts of Scotland will experience the lowest levels at -4C (26F).
Due to these low levels, temperature anomaly charts show the mercury falling to -6C below what is expected for the time of year.
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These abnormally cold temperatures cover the entirety of the UK on the morning of November 29 due to the cold weather front.
The Met Office also predicts wintry showers between the period of November 27 to December 6.
Commenting on the period, the Met Office says: “Windy for many over the weekend with a risk of severe gales, especially in west.
“Many places will see a mixture of sunshine, showers and longer periods of rain which could turn wintry, mainly over hills in the north.
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“Overnight frost and patchy ice likely where skies are clear.
“As the period continues winds are generally from the north or northwest allowing unsettled and cold conditions to persist.
“High pressure is likely to sit to the south of the UK, so rain and showers are more likely in the north, these could be wintry on high ground and perhaps at lower levels at times.
“Likely drier in the south and rather cold at times, with overnight frost and fog often slow to clear.”
Prior to that period, forecasters have warned temperatures will drop this week.
Due to a weather front hitting the UK, the Met Office has predicted temperatures falling to below average but also the possibility of snowfall.
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