UK snow forecast: Britain faces ICE fog and snow TODAY – 89 flood warnings issued

There are currently 89 flood warnings in place around most of England and parts of Wales. The Met Office has said heavy showers will lash the far west of Wales and Cornwall today. Many other regions cloudier with some rain at times, especially northeast England.

But most of southern UK and Scotland will be dry with sunny spells.

Netweather forecaster Jo Farrow said: “The frontal band continues to bring rain across parts of England and Wales.

“This brings the risk of flooding but also with the cold night air the chance of more hill snow, even again a little snow to lower levels this evening in the same warned areas.

“A frontal band from the Atlantic on Sunday could bring hill snow to Wales and western Scotland.”

Temperatures will be a chilly 10C across England, Wales and Northern Ireland today.

They will be even colder in Scotland at between 5 to 7C. 

Southern parts of the UK, along with Scotland and Northern Ireland, will be cold with frost and fog patches tonight.

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“Plenty more sunny spells to come for the midlands, East Anglia, but we’ll keep a lot of cloud cover elsewhere.

“Further showers for southern Scotland, northern England and especially for western parts of Wales as well as Cornwall.”

The rain will clear in the east on Monday.

But there will be widespread overnight frost followed by rain into the west on Tuesday.

It will then become windier and milder on Wednesday.

The latest warnings come after torrential downpours battered England and Wales over the past two days.

This caused major travel disruption as rail services in Yorkshire and the Midlands were either delayed or cancelled.

The Met office said a month’s worth of rain fell around Sheffield in just 24 hours last week.

This was followed by a further 30-40mm downpour on Thursday night.

John Curtin, executive director of flood management at the Environment Agency, said: “This has been a phenomenally wet Autumn – this is only the middle of November.

“I do sound alarm because we’re in the middle of November, everywhere is saturated, all the flood storage areas have been full.

“Everywhere is super sensitive to rain so this winter we’ll have to remain vigilant.”

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