Kent weather: Map shows exact day the Balkan snowbomb is expected to hit Kent

Snow could hit Kent at a rate of 2cm per hour when it arrives from the Balkans, forecasters have warned.

In less than two weeks, snowfall could arrive as it hits the south coast of England in the early hours of March 23.

The next day Kent may see snow.

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The forecast comes from Netweather which warned of a spiral formation of persistent heavy snow.

He said it would gradually move from the Balkans over the next week, coming north, through the Alps and taking an “unusual route” to the British Isles.

This front is expected to hit the south coast of England and will “probably” bring snow levels to Kent of up to 2cm per hour.



Coming to Kent: A spiral formation of persistent heavy snow will gradually move north after appearing around the Balkans next week, with its unusual route to the British Isles also seeing it move across the Alps. Here it can be seen moving towards the south coast.

In other areas, Netweather said a “fast-moving snow system” will pass over Scotland in England from next Monday. (March 21st)

It will start moving south the next day, hitting Wales and the Lake District.



Coming to Kent: Later today the spiral formation of persistent heavy snow will gradually move north after appearing around the Balkans next week, with its unusual route to the British Isles also seeing it move through the Alps.  Here it can be seen moving towards the south coast.
Coming to Kent: Later today the spiral formation of persistent heavy snow will gradually move north after appearing around the Balkans next week, with its unusual route to the British Isles also seeing it move through the Alps. Here it can be seen moving towards the south coast.

Dale D. Schrum