The UK met department has warned of one foot of snow over the weekend, while the mercury is predicted to drop to -10C in some areras.
The accompanying cold will lead to sleet and snow storms across much of the country. Forecasters expect up to four inches of snow to fall in parts of Britain from today until Monday as temperatures in the countryside drop to a finger-numbing minus 8C (18F).
Monday has been marked out as a ‘snow day’ by forecasters, with most of the country carpeted in at least an inch. Higher ground across the Midlands, eastern England and Scotland could by then have received its third successive coating of four inches of snow.
keep yourself updated about developing weather conditions and do not plan journeys which invoilve areas that are likely to be receveing most of the snow.