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PEAK COULD SEE FIRST SNOW OF AUTUMN AS COLD SNAP BITES | Snowdon was covered in snow as late as Easter this year by the weekend.

By KELLY WILLIAMS Daily Post Chief Reporter kelly.williams@trinitymirror.com The Met Office has said a 'polar blast' is on its way to Britain, with the biting cold seeing temperatures drop well below freezing in some parts of the UK.

"There could be snow lying on high ground at the weekend, with temperatures low enough for wintry showers.

parts of the north and northeast. These will blow in plenty of showers, turning wintry, especially across the high ground of northern Britain, but perhaps to lower levels at times in the far north.

SNOWDON will get a sugaring of snow on Friday as the cold snap heads in.

"If the wind direction changes, other areas could be at risk.

The freezing conditions could last up to three weeks meteorologists have warned, with "mostly below normal" temperatures lasting through to November 17.

"Widespread overnight frost is likely, with icy stretches where showers have occurred.

Forecasters have warned that the UK is set to be hit by freezing temperatures as low as -10C with Wales about to become wet, windy and frosty.

"Thankfully, it looks like Wales will avoid the 'Polar blast' - but temperatures are set to drop into the single digits."

Met Office forecaster Sarah Kent said: "After mild temperatures, it will be time for woolly jumpers and hats.

The Met Office says: "Much colder weather will establish itself across all parts by the end of Friday.

"It will then become drier from the northwest into the following week, although spells of rain could affect the east and southeast for a time before a more generally changeable pattern develops as we move into November."

Thursday night will see the weather turn colder with a light covering of snow mostly falling on Friday night on Snowdon along with "freeze thaw conditions" and "snow showers."

"Winds turn to the north from Thursday, bringing cold polar air and much cooler temperatures across all parts "The cold feel will be exacerbated by strong northerly winds, touching gale force in Brace yourselves for some of this...

PEAK COULD SEE FIRST SNOW OF AUTUMN AS COLD SNAP BITES By KELLY WILLIAMS Daily Post Chief Reporter kelly.williams@trinitymirror.com SNOWDON will get a sugaring of snow on Friday as the cold snap heads in.

Forecasters have warned that the UK is set to be hit by freezing temperatures as low as -10C with Wales about to become wet, windy and frosty.

Thursday night will see the weather turn colder with a light covering of snow mostly falling on Friday night on Snowdon along with "freeze thaw conditions" and "snow showers."

The Met Office has said a 'polar blast' is on its way to Britain, with the biting cold seeing temperatures drop well below freezing in some parts of the UK.

The freezing conditions could last up to three weeks meteorologists have warned, with "mostly below normal" temperatures lasting through to November 17.

Met Office forecaster Sarah Kent said: "After mild temperatures, it will be time for woolly jumpers and hats.

"Winds turn to the north from Thursday, bringing cold polar air and much cooler temperatures across all parts by the weekend.

"There could be snow lying on high ground at the weekend, with temperatures low enough for wintry showers.

"If the wind direction changes, other areas could be at risk.

"Thankfully, it looks like Wales will avoid the 'Polar blast' - but temperatures are set to drop into the single digits."

The Met Office says: "Much colder weather will establish itself across all parts by the end of Friday.

"The cold feel will be exacerbated by strong northerly winds, touching gale force in parts of the north and northeast. These will blow in plenty of showers, turning wintry, especially across the high ground of northern Britain, but perhaps to lower levels at times in the far north.

"Widespread overnight frost is likely, with icy stretches where showers have occurred.

"It will then become drier from the northwest into the following week, although spells of rain could affect the east and southeast for a time before a more generally changeable pattern develops as we move into November."
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