UK expecting cold snap

Homes in Scotland will be the first battered by freezing temperatures as mercury plummets below seasonal averages. A sudden cold snap will start today, with temperatures falling below zero across the country and peaking at just 4C, Meteogroup said.

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Colder weather expected next week

England and Wales will be grey tomorrow with some rain in places through the morning.

Scotland and Northern Ireland will be brighter with showers across western areas giving snow across the Scottish Highlands.

Chilly away from the far south - colder in the north, more so in the wind. A sign of things to come.

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