Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is expected to lose his job in David Cameron's cabinet reshuffle.
The Conservative minister came under intense pressure, following his handling of the flooding on the Somerset levels, and also received criticism for the horsemeat scandal and unsuccessful badger culls. Meanwhile, North Somerset MP Liam Fox is tipped to make a return to the front benches.
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Snow showers, feels very cold. Expect an amber warning later this evening
Snow, yellow warning in force, amber in prospect
There will be showers and rain tonight. Saturday will be bitterly cold and it could start snowing early afternoon