Britain set to be hit by icy cold snap starting TONIGHT as temperatures plunge to -8C

Mail Online | 12/3/2018 | Joe Middleton For Mailonline
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Britain is set to be hit by a cold snap with temperatures plunging to as low as -8C this week, with widespread frost and snow on the way, according to forecasters.

The Met Office has put in place a yellow weather warning for ice in northern England and Scotland, and offered guidance to drivers about possible 'hazardous' conditions tomorrow morning.

Remnants - Storm - Etienne - Atlantic - Moment

The remnants of Storm Etienne are heading across the Atlantic at the moment and is set to bring heavy rain and two inches of snow will accumulate in certain parts of northern England and Wales by Tuesday night.

The peaks of the Pennines are expected to see some snow as is Snowdonia in North Wales, the Peak District and parts of the Southern Uplands in Scotland.

Temperatures - -6C - Drivers - Conditions

Temperatures overnight will plunge as low as -6C (21.1F) and drivers have been warned to expect difficult conditions.

However, as the day progresses there will be widespread sunshine in many parts of the UK.

Temperatures - Scotland - Parts - Country - Tuesday

But temperatures will still be very chilly in Scotland with certain parts of the country getting down to -8C (17.6F) on Tuesday evening.

Met Office forecaster Aidan McGivern said: 'Frost and ice will start us off on Tuesday,...
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