BRITAIN is going through a bitter weekend as an icy polar blast sends temperatures plummeting throughout the nation.
Freezing fog and thick frosts are on the playing cards however one silver lining is that it is more likely to stay dry for a lot of the nation over the approaching days.
There can be mild winds with loads of sunshine as soon as the fog clears, although it would stay cloudy and uninteresting within the south east.
The Met Workplace stated: “Tonight can be one of many coldest nights of the season to date…. Away from the far southeast, the place cloud cowl might maintain temperatures simply above freezing, many people will get up to a frost on Thursday morning, with lows of -3C to -5C in some rural areas.”
“Definitely feeling colder on Thursday, particularly the place the fog persists all through a lot of the day and an analogous day to come back on Friday,” he added.
In the meantime BBC Climate warned “In a single day frost and regionally dense patches of fog will develop into the first hazards via the remainder of the week, with Thursday evening into Friday particularly vulnerable to each of those hazards.”
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YELLOW WEATHER WARNING ISSUED
A yellow climate warning has been issued for TONIGHT.
A extreme fog warning is in place for central England and Wales from 8pm this night.
We’ll carry you all the data on the newest climate warning.
LATEST WEATHER FORECAST
Here is the newest climate traces from the BBC.
BBC Climate tweeted: “Dry for many this afternoon, with some sunshine though low cloud and fog might linger regionally, notably in Nothern England.
“The far South East will keep largely cloudy.”
FOG FORMING THIS EVENING
Brits have been warned to take care this night as fog patches begin to type in lots of areas and look to proceed in a single day.
The Met Workplace stated in a Twitter message: “Fog patches will type this night earlier than turning into extra widespread in a single day.
“Poor visibility is anticipated on Friday morning, giving tough driving situations in locations and maybe disruption to journey.
“A few of this fog can be freezing and should wrestle to clear on Friday.”
NEXT 10 DAYS
The following 10 days can be foggy, largely dry, with excessive stress.
WET AND COLD ON FRIDAY
The climate on Friday is about to be chilly, with some wet spells in Scotland, southern England and Wales afterward within the afternoon.
Here is the Met Workplace forecast for tomorrow: “Fog patches can be sluggish to clear, maybe persisting in locations, and feeling chilly.
“Some rain for northwest Scotland, while additionally maybe throughout southern England and Wales later.”
MAX TEMPERATURES WILL BE 9C TODAY
Here is the newest replace from BBC Climate.
“Temperatures will solely actually be about 4C or 5C, feeling fairly chilly at present.
“There can be some sunny spells growing throughout most components of the UK at present.
“Most temperatures can be 9C at present.”
The Met Workplace has predicted the UK might expertise its most excessive nights of the season this week as temperatures plunge to sub-zero lows of -5C in some areas of northern Scotland.
Northern Eire might shiver with lows of -4C, whereas Birmingham is anticipated to achieve a bitter -3C.
‘RATHER CHILLY FOR MANY’ SAYS MET OFFICE
Here is the newest climate traces for Britain at present.
The Met Workplace stated: “Most components can be dry with mild winds and sunny spells, although a number of cussed fog patches might persist.
“Cloudy within the far south, maybe with a bit of rain at occasions.
“Fairly chilly for a lot of.”
And for tonight, the forecast is: “Some rain for northwest Scotland. Maybe cloudy with a bit of rain within the far south of England.
“Turning frosty elsewhere with freezing fog patches, maybe dense in locations by daybreak.”
HIGH PRESSURE IN SCOTLAND TODAY
This morning can be very misty and foggy for almost all of Scotland, as excessive stress is the “identify of the sport” at present.
BBC Scotland’s Judith Ralston says that there can be frost and fog throughout central and southern Scotland, which ought to skinny and break all through the day.
There may be additionally a danger of some icy patches within the nation at present.
DRY WITH SUNSHINE TODAY
Here is the newest climate replace from the Met Workplace
“Chilly with a frost in lots of locations at first on Thursday.
“A couple of pockets of freezing fog as nicely and the odd patch might linger nicely into the day.
“In any other case, many locations can be dry with loads of sunshine, though feeling colder than of late.”
FOG, FROST & SUNSHINE THIS MORNING
It is set to be a chilly begin to the morning, with fog and frost throughout a lot of the UK.
The Met Workplace stated: “Low cloud is protecting the temperature above freezing throughout the far south and southeast this morning.
“Elsewhere there’s a mixture of fog, frost and a few sunshine to begin the day.”
HIGH stress is because of trigger sunny spells later at present.
However components of Britain should endure fog patches on Thursday.
Most components of the UK are going to be dry and clear with mild winds, in keeping with the Met Workplace.
FROST AND FOG
FREEZING fog and frost could have Brits shivering this morning, the Met Workplace warned.
“A widespread frost forming – extra broadly than we have seen of late – and temperatures under freezing pretty broadly, and a few fog forming,” stated Met Workplace forecaster Aidan McGivern.
“Definitely feeling colder on Thursday, particularly the place the fog persists all through a lot of the day – and an analogous day to come back on Friday.”
IT’S a a lot chillier begin to the day than yesterday.
Temperatures in London and the south east will hover round 8-10C.
In Manchester, the mercury will not be anticipated to rise above 5C, whereas in Belfast the temperature can be round 4C.
It is going to be even colder in Scotland, with Edinburgh’s temperature because of be round 2C.
FREEZING climate will blast Britain at present sending the mercury plunging.
Fog is anticipated in components of the nation over the morning.
Thicker fog is anticipated by the top of the day, with drivers warned it could proceed into Friday.
OUTLOOK FOR WEEKEND
Excessive stress is more likely to linger over the UK and steadily shift eastwards from Friday.
Temperatures can be colder than regular however it would stay largely dry.
A weak entrance is on the horizon which might carry some cloud and downpours to northern Scotland.
By Sunday, there’s a likelihood of some rain spreading in to western areas as excessive stress shifts away.
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