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Heavy snow forecast for Friday

A weather front moving across the UK from Thursday night is set to bring the biggest snowfall of the winter so far. The heaviest snowfall is expected on Friday.

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Heavy snow forecast across the UK on Friday

The cold snap will continue to grip the country today with many parts of the UK struggling to see temperatures rise above freezing.

Most places are looking like they will be dry today, with some sunny spells around. But fog and low cloud could linger in places like the East Midlands and East Anglia, with further outbreaks of sleet and snow across parts of western Scotland.

But it is going to be very cold today, with many places struggling to see temperatures rising above freezing.

Parts of Scotland, northern England, Wales, the Midlands and East Anglia will be looking at maximum temperatures of -1C or zero.

– Gemma Plumb, a forecaster with MeteoGroup

A weather front moving across the UK on Thursday night is set to bring the biggest snowfall of the winter.

At the moment we are looking at 5cm to 10cm (2in-4in) falling quite widely across the country on Friday, with more than that locally, especially across higher ground.

– Gemma Plumb, a forecaster with MeteoGroup

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