Will it snow in the UK today? Latest forecast and weather map

The BRITS have been warned that the recent frigid weather conditions could last for weeks as the country faces an ‘arctic gunfire’.

Forecasters have said a White Christmas is possible, especially in the UK’s north.

Cars drive through the snow at Gunnerside, North YorkshireCredit: PA

Where is it snowing now?

The Met Office said Monday morning (November 29, 2021) will start on a cold and frosty note.

As the day progresses, the weather will slowly warm from the north and west as clouds and rain rise across Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Snow is possible on hills across the country, forecasters said.

Parts of Scotland, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Bedfordshire and the Midlands were blanketed by Storm Arwen which hit the UK.

There are two yellow ice warnings in effect, one for the Aberdeen area of ​​Scotland and the other covering the areas of northern England, Wales, the South West and the Midlands.

Tonight (November 29, 2021) will likely be the coldest night of fall to date.

The forecast for the next few days from the Met Office shows:

Today (November 29, 2021):

Cold start with some icy stretches and patches of fog. Clouds and rain to the northwest, with some snow on the leading edge over Scotland, moving south with increasing winds. Cold in the south before that, becoming milder in the north.

Tonight (November 29, 2021):

Mainly cloudy and milder than recent nights with light rain at times for a lot. More persistent rain in the northwest. Maybe an early frost in the southeast before getting milder.

Tuesday (November 30, 2021):

Cloudy with a few strong winds and rain, becoming stronger and more widespread during the afternoon in the north, then moving to the southeast. Much milder than recently, especially in the south.

Outlook from Wednesday to Friday (December 1, 2021 to December 3, 2021):

Rain dissipating early Wednesday. Behind a colder chill with windy showers, these turned wintry in eastern areas on Thursday. A band of rain pushing quickly east Friday, snow across the north.

People work, in snowy conditions, to bring a car back to the road on the Buttertubs Pass in North YorkshireCredit: PA

Will we have a white Christmas in the UK?

Forecasters have said a White Christmas is possible in parts of the country as temperatures remain cold.

Exacta Weather’s James Madden said: “Snow on Christmas Day is more likely in the north of the country.”

But he added: “We can’t rule out festive snow anywhere.”

November

Colder conditions are expected over the period, with a risk of winter showers, mainly in the north. Temperatures are likely to be near or just below average.

Under high pressure, frost and fog are likely overnight, with fog slow to dissipate in the morning, according to the Met Office’s long-range forecast.

December

Forecasters predict that December will see fog and frost early in the morning.

The north will experience more changeable weather.

January

January is generally the coldest month of the year in the UK.

Most parts of the UK will see rain, while London and parts of the south could see snow, forecasters say.

Temperatures should reach between 2C and 7C.


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Dale D. Schrum