UK snow forecast: New long-term maps show Wales, Scotland and England all at risk | Weather | New
According to the latest graphics from netweather.tv, all of Wales is expected to see snowfall by 6 a.m. on October 24. West Scotland is also expected to experience heavy snowfall as temperatures turn more wintry.
In England, only the north of England will experience winter weather, according to the long-term forecast.
A large weather front is expected to hit the country, with Accuweather forecasters predicting thunderstorm conditions could last until November.
Due to the storm front, WXCharts charts forecast temperatures will drop to freezing in some areas towards the end of the month.
On October 24, the mercury is expected to drop to 0C (32F) north of the border while parts of Scotland could see the mercury drop to -1C (30F).
Across England, the mercury will remain at 4C (39F) although parts of northern England will see temperatures of -2C (28F).
On October 25, Scotland could see the mercury drop to -2C in parts of the country.
For several parts of England, the forecaster expects the mercury to drop to 1C (33F) due to the cold snap.
Those freezing temperatures will remain on October 26, with England failing to freeze on October 26.
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“If that were to happen, there would be an increasing likelihood of colder weather, leading to a risk of fairly widespread overnight frosts.
“There could be sleet or snow showers high up in the northern half of the UK.”
Over the weekend, the Met Office warned higher parts of the UK are expected to see snowfall towards the end of October.
Forecasters said a “colder spell” was soon starting, with snow likely to cover the Scottish mountains and higher lands in England and Wales.
Senior Met Office meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said: “We’re probably going to see snowy weather in the higher areas as October moves into November.
“The areas likely to be affected are the Scottish Highlands as well as the higher lands of northern England and North Wales.
“Low areas are unlikely to see it.
“It’s totally normal at this time of year.”
According to Ladbrokes, this month could be the hottest October on record.
Jessica O’Reilly of Ladbrokes said: “The mild temperatures and sunshine have reduced the chances that this month will be officially considered a record high.”