Frozen In Time

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Cold and changeable weather

[Updated 07:30 08/11/2019]

Frosty weather

The weather remains changeable through the rest of the week. It will be quite cold and there is a risk of snow over the Welsh mountains and northern hills. Nighttime frosts develop widely during dry and clear periods. A similar theme is expected next week but in the longer term forecast confidence is low....READ IN FULL

Friday starts with patchy outbreaks of rain in the Midlands and East Anglia. Showers are also peppering coastal counties to the north and east. Elsewhere it is dry and cold with frost in places. Through the day the rain edges southwards and fades away. Showers continue near the east coast and a few of them could be heavy. Other areas have sunny spells but it will be cold.

Temperatures range from 5C (41F) in the north to 9C (48F) in the south west. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 15:00 GMT Fri 8th November

Tonight a widespread frost develops across Britain. In Northern Ireland cloud builds and winds strengthen. Outbreaks of rain move in from the west and become heavy.

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Tomorrow rain pushes northeastwards across England and Wales. Over the Welsh mountains and higher ground in northern England it could turn to snow. By late afternoon it is expected to be stretching from Northern Ireland down through the Midlands and into the south east. Areas to the southwest may become drier. Scotland and north eastern England probably remain bright with scattered wintry showers. It will be cold and quite windy in the south and west.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain and snow, 15:00 GMT Sat 9th November

Unsettled and quite cold

Sunday is expected to start with a widespread frost in central and northern regions. In the south patchy rain should clear away quite quickly to leave all regions mainly bright and cold. There will be scattered showers in the north east.

On Monday a band of rain pushes clears southeastwards. Over high ground in the north snow is likely. Brighter conditions follow it but heavy showers develop in Scotland, North Ireland and north western England.    

Through the rest of the week the chilly and changeable weather continues. All areas have showers or longer periods of rain and in the north there is a chance of snow at times, especially over high ground. Later in the period it may start to turn drier.

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GFS, 500hPa heights and MSLP, 15:00 GMT Tue 12th November

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