UK weather forecast – Brits face -5C freeze tomorrow after thundersnow and floods but it’ll be a balmy 17C next week

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UK weather forecast – Brits face -5C freeze tomorrow after thundersnow and floods but it'll be a balmy 17C next week



BRITS are facing a freezing start tomorrow morning as temperatures drop to -5c – however, sunny weather is on the way.
Scotland and parts of the north will be in sub-zero temperatures early on in the week, while frost will be widespread across the UK, the Met Office said.
Brits are facing a freezing weather conditions tomorrow morning
It’ll start to warm up later in the week, with highs of 17C expected in the south east on Thursday.
Brighter weather follows the flooding and thundersnow that blasted the UK over the weekend.
There will be a cold start on Monday, but it will be a cloudy day for most with some showers.
Homes in parts of Wales were flooded yesterday as the blustery conditions blew showers “heavy and thundery with hail and sleet” across the Wales and northern Scotland.
The heaviest rain fell in Capel Curig in Caernarfonshire, Wales, which saw 5.4ins fall in just 24 hours – a months’ worth of rain.
It comes after one hundred snowplouts and 1,000 gritters were put on standby yesterday for icy conditions.
Thirty flood warnings across the East Midlands and Wales are today in place, with residents warned “immediate action” is required.
Possible flooding alerts have also been issued for 47 areas, including the West Midlands and South West England.
This UK weather map shows brighter weather next week
MET Office Cloud and rain can be seen sweeping across Wales and Scotland
MET Office Blustery showers have been rattling in from the northwest throughout this morning
Another 79 flood warnings have been removed in the last 24 hours as emergency services work to help those affected.
Authorities in Wales have issued five flood warnings and another 13 alerts.
An Environment Agency spokesperson warned: “With river levels remaining high in northern England and the Midlands today our teams are out operating flood defences and are ready to assist any affected communities.”
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Services have already been called in to rescue vehicles trapped in flood waters.
And flooding across parts of the Northern rail network have seen services partly suspended.
The flooding has caused devastation for businesses, including National Trust owned Tu Hwnt i’r Bont Tearoom, which is now standing in 3 ft of water.
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Winds also caused havoc in areas, with an oak tree blown into a home in Bewbush, near Crawley, West Sussex yesterday.
A man suffered a head injury in the incident.
Forecasters recorded the strongest gusts in Lake Vyrnwy, Wales – with the wind reaching speeds of 73mph.
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In good news, the Met Office has forecast a “cold but sunny” start for most from tomorrow.
Cloud will gradually build from the west, with showers developing in places until Tuesday.
Conditions into the rest of the week after expected to become warmer for most.
10-day weather forecast predicts a windy week ahead with some rain and possible snow across the UK
Reuters A man and child sledging near Moulin, Scotland yesterday
Reuters A snow plough clears the A924 as snow covered parts of the UK’s north yesterday
PA:Press Association A large oak tree fell in strong winds and crashed onto a house in Bewbush, near Crawley yesterday after the strong winds
Reuters People watch as large waves crash against the seawall during strong winds at Porthcawl in Wales yesterday
Alamy Live News A car surrounded by flood water in a car park beside the River Wye in Hereford yesterday

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