Published On: Mon, Nov 18th, 2019

UK snow forecast MAP: Polar air to bring -9C deep freeze – Latest weather forecast | Weather | News


Temperatures are expected to dip well below freezing on Monday as polar air nears the UK. Temperatures in the south of England are due to plummet to -3C, while the north could see it dip to -9C. The cold weather is a result of a 400-mile wide “Arctic swell”.

The forecast has forced the Met Office to issue a yellow weather warning for ice.

The alert went into affect on Sunday night and will end at 10am on Monday morning.

Regions and local authorities affected are Highlands and Eilean Siar and Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands.

The weather agency warns a “risk of icy surfaces leading to difficult driving conditions on Monday morning.”

READ MORE: UK snow weather warning: Coldest night of autumn to come

The recent weather forecast has forced bookies to slash odds on this month being the coldest November on record.

According to Ladbrokes, odds are now at just 7/4 for a freezing cold snap this November, while the winter of 2019/20 is seeing odds at 6/4 to go down as the coldest ever.

Ladbrokes spokesman Alex Apati said: “Temperatures are only going to drop over the coming weeks and with snow on the way, we’re now strapping ourselves in for a potentially record-breaking winter.”

  • November 2019 to be coldest ever – 7/4
  • Winter 2019/20 to be coldest ever – 6/4



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