OUR snow map exhibits the locations the place snow has fallen this Christmas Day.
Brits in Humberside and Suffolk woke as much as a white Christmas this morning for the primary time in FIVE years.
Snowfall in Hessle, East Yorkshire, this morning
The Met Workplace has confirmed it’s formally a white Christmas
The Met Workplace confirmed it was a white Christmas in a tweet this morning, saying: “Morning everybody, we have simply had official affirmation that this #Christmas is a white one!
“Leconfield in Humberside reported #snow falling at 5am, and Wattisham in Suffolk additionally reported current snow right now.
“Additional updates will probably be issued as they develop into out there #UKSnow.”
That is the primary time snow has fallen within the UK on Christmas Day in 5 years.
The final time we noticed a white Christmas was 2015, when solely a smattering of climate stations recorded snowfall.
Earlier than that, the final large blitz was in 2010, through the coldest December for 100 years.
The remainder of right this moment is prone to be clear and dry for many however showers within the East of England may deliver extra sleet or snow.
Extreme ice warnings have been issued for the east of Scotland and east of England right this moment – stretching from Newcastle to Essex.
And temperatures have been anticipated to plunge in a single day, with lows of -4C in northern England and Scotland and -2C and -3C additional south.
Met Workplace forecaster Marco Petagna informed The Solar On-line: “There’s a potential [for snow] through the early hours – definitely between midnight we may get a couple of wintry showers falling which may include a little bit of snow.”
In line with the chances yesterday, there’s a 3-1 likelihood of snow in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool, suggesting they’re extra prone to have a white Christmas than cities additional south.
Belfast’s odds for snow stand at 4-1, whereas bookies at Coral place London and Bristol at 5-1.
Edinburgh and Newcastle have been favourites for the white stuff, with odds for snowfall at 2-1 – however there hasn’t been any snow in both areas but.
The white stuff fell throughout elements of the UK yesterday, with a blanket of snow overlaying Tynemouth Seaside within the North East and elements of County Durham.
Amid the temperature drop folks have been pictured getting within the spirit of a considerably completely different Christmas this 12 months.
Courageous souls bumped into the chilly waves close to Edinburgh and Swansea for a festive swim, whereas others took on the snowy roads in County Durham.
Any snow will probably be primarily confined to greater floor, however forecasters’ predictions of extra snow right this moment have rung true already.
A swimmer sporting a Santa hat will get out of The Serpentine lake at Hyde Park on Christmas DayCredit score: Reuters
Hetton-le-Gap, County Durham, noticed snow yesterday on Christmas Eve
A pair taking an early morning stroll shortly after dawn at Avon Seaside at Mudeford in DorsetCredit score: Alamy Reside Information
It is a frosty Christmas morning in Halkyn, North WalesCredit score: Alamy Reside Information
Teesdale, County Durham, regarded festive on Christmas Eve
Snow fell yesterday in northern elements of the nation