Wales braced for cold snap as winter approaches

Wales is facing a short sharp cold snap in the coming days as winter approaches.

Walkers tackle the Pen y Fan mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park Credit: Ben Wright/PA Archive/PA Images

Temperatures could plummet to -5°C in some parts this evening, with the Met Office warning that freezing fog patches could form in more sheltered areas.

Tuesday will continue to feel cold so it's time to start wrapping up as we approach meteorological winter which starts on Thursday.

– Luke Mial, Met Office forecaster

Meanwhile Ladbrokes are offering odds of 6/1 for a white Christmas in Cardiff.