BRITS are in for a freezing night in bed as temperatures are set to drop as low as -4C in the early hours of tomorrow morning.
Commuters will wake up to the first widespread frost of the winter but no warnings about travel disruption have been issued.
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The Met Office explained that a polar maritime air mass was moving south over today and bringing the cold weather with it.
The area of high pressure will ensure there will be little cloud cover meaning lower temperatures expected on the ground.
Helen Roberts, a forecaster from the Met Office, said: “We will probably see about -4C [tonight] in the Scottish glens.”
She added: “For many tomorrow it will be a bright start but it will gradually cloud over from the north-west.
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“With western Scotland and Northern Ireland seeing outbreaks of rain, particularly in the afternoon.
“That cloud will gradually spread southeastwards over the course of the day.
“However, it won’t reach as far as the southeast of England meaning residents there will be in for a chillier night than most tomorrow.”
The rest of the week is expected to be milder and cloudier in comparison to the cold night expected tonight.
The weather today is expected to be largely fine for most of the UK although there could be spots of rain in the north and cloud in the west.