Warmer weather will return to the UK, including the North West, today after Wednesday's snow is replaced by rain.
Snow has hit much of the country, but it will quickly be followed by rain.
That will pave the way for much milder temperatures today, forecasters said.
The mercury could rise as high as 9C (48F) in the North West.
A marked wind chill develops this week as winds increase
Clocks go forward one hour tonight
High pressure keeps our weather settled for the remainder of the bank holiday weekend. Hard frosts and sunny spells .