BRITAIN is braced for a blast of icy air from Scandinavia subsequent week – as the percentages of a white Christmas in each British metropoli
BRITAIN is braced for a blast of icy air from Scandinavia subsequent week – as the percentages of a white Christmas in each British metropolis is slashed.
Some elements of the nation subsequent week might drop to chilly temperatures of -6C in a single day when the Nordic blast sweeps in.
It comes after heavy rain swept in from the Atlantic this morning with the South West, Wales and Scotland baring the brunt of the torrential downpours.
Dean Corridor, a forecaster with the Met Workplace, advised the Solar On-line: “On Sunday it’s staying unsettled with extra showers and rain, notably very first thing which might be accompanied by sturdy winds throughout the south. We might see sturdy gusts of wind.
“By way of the day the showers will transfer away southwards and we are going to see chilly north-westerly circulation throughout the UK. It will likely be a day of sunshine and showers however will definitely really feel colder.
“It will likely be a chilly evening going into Monday. There can be a pointy frost in northern and jap elements with temperatures of -5 or -6 in a single day when there are clear skies.”
On Monday it would change into cloudier, with patchy gentle rain, earlier than the chilly air from Scandinavia tries to push its means throughout the nation on Tuesday and into subsequent week.
Brian Gaze, forecaster for The Climate Outlook, advised The Solar On-line: “Subsequent week a transition to colder climate appears to be like possible as excessive stress builds over Scandinavia and an easterly circulation develops throughout the UK.
“That may pull a lot colder air in off the continent and there’s an rising likelihood of wintry showers in jap counties”.
Temperatures will plummet as elements of Britain will shiver subsequent week[/caption]
ODDS ON A WHITE CHRISTMAS
Aberdeen – 6/5 (was 5/4)
Edinburgh – 6/4 (was 2/1)
Glasgow – 6/4 (was 2/1)
Newcastle – 9/4 (was 5/2)
Belfast – 3/1 (was 4/1)
Liverpool – 7/2 (was 4/1)
Manchester – 7/2 (was 4/1)
Birmingham – 4/1 (was 5/1)
Bristol – 9/2 (was 5/1)
Cardiff – 9/2 (was 5/1)
Dublin – 9/2 (was 5/1)
Leeds – 9/2 (was 5/1)
London – 9/2 (was 5/1)
(Ladbrokes newest betting)
As temperatures fall subsequent week, bookies have slashed the percentages on each metropolis in Britain seeing snow on Christmas Day.
Aberdeen is the almost certainly to see a White Christmas at 6/5 whereas London’s probabilities have been minimize from 5/1 to 9/2.
Alex Apati, from Ladbrokes, stated: “Climate-watching punters could also be dreaming of a White Christmas, however the newest odds are suggesting they’ll be waking as much as one and cashing in!”
However weatherman Derek Brockway urged warning saying the “milder air from the Atlantic will hold temperatures round or simply above common”.
He stated: “It’s nonetheless far too early to say for sure what climate we could have on Christmas Day. Even in among the delicate Decembers of the previous few a long time, short-lived chilly spells did crop up and even produced brief spells of snow.”
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Stormy circumstances on the harbour in Newhaven, East Sussex[/caption]
Large waves hitting Newhaven’s Victorian lighthouse[/caption]
Storm Drive Winds hit the north west coast in Blackpool, Lancashire[/caption]
Pedestrians had been whipped up by the sturdy winds in Blackpool[/caption]
Earlier as we speak elements of the nation had been submerged by flash floods as gale-force winds battered the nation.
At the moment’s climate system has pressured the Met Workplace to difficulty a yellow warning for wind from 5am till midnight tonight.
The warning learn: “Inland gusts of 50-60 mph are possible fairly broadly, with gusts of 70-80 mph in uncovered places throughout northwest Scotland.
“Heavy rainfall could also be a further hazard throughout elements of northern and western Scotland.”
Travellers have been advised to arrange for longer than common journeys because the climate is more likely to trigger delays to highway, rail, air and ferry providers.
They’ve additionally been warned about the opportunity of flying particles, harm to buildings and huge waves.