SANTA Claus can expect sunny spells and scattered showers as he plans his journey across the UK on Christmas Eve. But the jolly gift giver should remember his shiny black boots to keep his toes dry - with flood alerts in place for much of the country. What's the latest weather forecast? Saturday December 22 has been enjoying sunny spells and scattered showers, with it clear over much of the UK. According to the Met Office, it will be a dry but breezy day, with rain sweeping mostly over western Scotland. Currently, around 25 flood alerts are in place, making it essential for families to plan their holiday getaways and be prepared. According to the Environment Agency, rivers across southern England are in danger of flooding as well as areas of the Lake District. Warnings for Herefordshire, Devon and Yorkshire have also been issued. Rain is currently lingering over the North of England and Northern Ireland. Last weekend's snow gives yet more hope to Brits dreaming of a White … [Read more...] about What is the UK weather forecast, where will it snow, and how cold does it have to be to snow?
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TEMPERATURES are set to rocket to 15C this weekend as Storm Diana finally blows over after severe gales and downpours battered Britain. The powerful system brought travel chaos across the UK and Ireland today as extreme weather closed bridges and 80mph gales left at least 43,000 homes without power. Threat-to-life warnings have finally lifted after the powerful weather system - born of two high-speed Atlantic cyclones - grounded flights and left coastal roads swamped by huge sea swells. And from Friday, an area of low pressure moving eastwards across the UK is set to bring warmer weather to the south after a few blustery spells. Temperatures are expected to be cooler in the North, with parts of Scotland reaching 5C - three times cooler than the 15C predictions for this Sunday in the south. But over the next few days, blustery showers will be accompanied by dry, sunny spells, with warmer weather expected to set in by Saturday. Blustery showers will feature tonight in the west, … [Read more...] about UK weather forecast – temperatures set to rocket to 15C this weekend after Storm Diana finally blows over
STORM Diana has struck the UK and Ireland today — bringing travel chaos as extreme weather closes bridges and 80mph gales leave at least 43,000 homes without power. Threat-to-life warnings are in place after the powerful weather system - born of two high-speed Atlantic cyclones - grounded flights and left coastal roads swamped by huge sea swells. Engineers were working desperately to restore power as entire towns in Ireland and South West England were left shrouded in darkness by downed electricity lines. Two people were injured when a tree uprooted by intense winds fell on their car in Compton Chamerlyne near Salisbury, Wilts. And the roof of an Asda supermarket was ripped off by winds in Oadby, Leics this morning, with a witness telling the Mercury: "Half the roof above the entrance and exit was hanging down and swinging around." A dramatic rescue effort was mounted for workers on a North Sea oil rig left stranded without power, it emerged today. They were rescued … [Read more...] about UK weather forecast: Met Office warnings issued as Storm Diana batters Britain with 80mph gales and leaves 40,000 homes without power
BRITAIN will be drenched in 36 hours of "heavy, thundery" rain before snowstorms are set to return next week. The Met Office has issued a 'severe' weather warning for tomorrow and Saturday, forecasting two inches of rain will fall in the South West. The downpours are set to continue right through Friday and well into Saturday across the southwest parts of the UK, finally passing by 6pm. The warning comes after temperatures plunged as low as -6C overnight - causing freezing fog and ice on the roads this morning. Milder weather is forecast for the next few days in other parts of the country - but the cold snap and snowfall is predicted to return once again after the weekend. Forecasters warned the UK could sit in "battleground" of cold temperatures next week as the mercury plummets following murky weekend conditions. Cloud and drizzle is set to dampen northern parts of the country tonight while heavy showers will soak the southwest of England. And it will be another frosty start to … [Read more...] about UK weather forecast: Met Office map shows 36 HOURS of rain before snow batters Britain AGAIN next week as ‘severe’ warning issued
GENERALLY, the temperature will be turning colder throughout the day. A swathe of cloud and rain will move southwards during the night, and is expected to reach north Devon and Cornwall, as well as central parts of England by dawn. UK weather forecast for 7am on Friday Early in the day, in the north of the UK, it will tend to be cold with some blustery showers, while it will be cloudy and somewhat milder further south. During the day, it will be cloudy with rain in the southeast at first, but will soon turn cold and windy with blustery showers, some of which will be heavy. In the far north of the country, hail and thunder, as well as some hill snow, is expected. Overnight, it will remain cold and windy, with overnight frost and icy patches. UK weather forecast for 4pm on Friday Blustery showers will persist on the coast, with some snow on hills. Inland will be drier and brighter, with drier weather for many on Sunday and Monday. UK outlook for Tuesday Oct 30 to Thursday Nov 8 The … [Read more...] about Friday’s UK weather forecast – turning colder with cloud and rain moving southwards during the night