BRITAIN is bracing for an “Arctic plunge” as a ten-day chill is set to sweep through the country from today.
Snow is forecast up and down the UK with the cold creeping in over the weekend which comes with lows of -7C.
Lows of -7C are expected later next week when ice and frost start to sweep across the country.
A 900-mile wide Arctic plunge will hit the country fromTuesday, with blankets of snow to hit Scotland first.
A BBC forecast reads: “A surge of colder Icelandic air will spill across the UK over the final ten days of November and linger into the first few days of December. The most prominent drivers of this pattern will be high pressure in the Atlantic and a trough over Continental Europe.”
And a “secondary push of colder Icelandic air” is then expected to arrive towards the end of the week, “further dropping temperatures”
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