Snow is forecast to fall throughout components of the UK on Sunday as a blast of Arctic air hits the nation, the Met Workplace says.
Ice and snow warnings are in place throughout northern Scotland, the place motorists are warned to count on some journey disruption.
Forecasters say as much as 5 centimetres of snow may fall in some locations by the tip of the day.
A separate warning for ice is in place for Northern Eire on Monday, the place “brisk northerly winds” will drive showers inland.
Chilly air is forecast to stay firmly in place over the UK by the center of the week, growing the possibility of snow, the Met Workplace says.
The climate service says that on Tuesday there may be the potential for areas of snow to maneuver inland over components of Northern Eire, southern Scotland and northern England.
Snow may then unfold to southern components of the UK on Wednesday.
“There are a few climate methods for Tuesday and Wednesday which we’re maintaining a tally of that carry the potential for disruptive snow for some areas,” Chris Bulmer, Met Workplace deputy chief meteorologist, mentioned.
“Any climate methods that transfer throughout the nation subsequent week will carry primarily snowfall inland.
“Fashions are presently displaying us a wide range of choices for each methods and we’ll have the ability to add extra particulars to within the coming days.”
The mercury dipped to -10.4C in Aviemore, close to Inverness, on Wednesday and temperatures are forecast to battle to get above 0C throughout a lot of the nation this week.
Highs of 3C are forecast for Glasgow, 4C in Manchester and 7C in London. South Wales is predicted to be the warmest a part of the nation, with highs of 8C within the Cardiff area.
Temperatures will then fall to -1C or -2C in most city areas in a single day on Monday.
On Thursday and Friday, forecasters say it should stay “very chilly” with the potential for extreme in a single day frost.
Northerly winds will carry snow showers inland at occasions, remaining most frequent throughout northern Scotland.
Inland areas might be primarily dry with a great deal of clear or sunny climate.
In the direction of the tip of the week, it’s probably there’ll probably be a transition again to much less chilly circumstances as Atlantic climate methods begin to arrive from the west.
This may see a return to unsettled circumstances with spells of rain and robust winds throughout all areas at occasions, forecasters say.
Whereas the circumstances ought to step by step flip milder, this transition brings the possibility of additional spells of snow.