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The UK is expected to experience its first widespread frost of the autumn season, with temperatures dropping as low as minus 5C in more rural areas.
Temperatures are predicted to plummet on Friday evening due to a severe frost, resulting in a chilly atmosphere.
According to the Met Office, there is a possibility of snowfall next week during the cold spell.
According to meteorologist Annie Shuttleworth from the Met Office, temperatures in northwestern England and the south could reach as low as -5C or even -7C on Saturday morning. In rural parts of Wales, temperatures could drop to -4C.
Temperatures will significantly decrease in the North West and some areas of southern Scotland, and the cold weather will persist throughout most of the day.
According to her, the weekend will begin with a cool and sunny weather in most places, although there may still be some cloudiness along the east coast.
“Episodes of rain will occur intermittently in portions of Norfolk and northern Scotland.”
A sunny Saturday is expected for many in Britain, with warmer afternoon temperatures reaching 8-9C in the west. However, there is a chance for frost in the evening in eastern regions.
The weather forecast predicts a rainy Sunday for many, followed by colder temperatures on Monday evening and widespread frosts overnight.
Dan Harris, deputy chief meteorologist at the Met Office, stated that after a short period of unsettled weather, we can anticipate a return to generally cold yet peaceful conditions early next week.
There is a chance of rain or showers in certain areas on the east coast, and they may become more wintry over higher elevations by the middle of the week.
He stated that there may be a shift towards a more uncertain weather pattern, as patches of clouds and precipitation try to make their way across the United Kingdom.
Currently, the most probable scenario after mid-week is that precipitation from the west will gradually shift eastward, potentially resulting in snow at higher elevations and a persisting chance of showers in eastern regions.
It is possible that a more dynamic weather pattern may approach from the southwest, resulting in increased rainfall, stronger winds, and potentially heavier snowfall if the air over the UK becomes cold enough beforehand.