Reino Unido coberto por névoa à frente da 'bomba de neve’ com probabilidade de queda do White Christmas

BRITS could be hit by asnowbombjust in time for Christmas thanks to Storm Corrie, which has left the UK blanketed by fog.

The Blackpool Tower was shrouded while festive runners did a misty 10km in Wimbledon, Sudoeste de Londres.

A man shovels snow in South Lanarkshire earlier this month

A man shovels snow in South Lanarkshire earlier this month
A purple wall of now is seen over the UK on Christmas Day

A purple wall of now is seen over the UK on Christmas DayCrédito: WXCharts

At nearby Richmond, Santas got on their bikes, with one spotted paddle-boarding at Newbury.

Odds have plummeted on snow by the weekend, with a White Christmas predicted for many as Storm Corrie is predicted to deliver a “snowbomb” from December 27.

By Tuesday night, the Met Office predicts temperatures will drop to a chilly 1C across most of Britain, with slightly warmer weather in the south.

Na Escócia, the mercury is expected to dip below zero, reaching -1 in Loch Rannoch.

And the white stuff could fall across the UK from Thursday as temperatures plunge, according to one prediction.

Maps from WXCharts show snow and rain sweeping into Scotland and the north of England on December 23.

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Snow is also set to sprinkle most of the country on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, particularly in the north of England and much of the Midlands, according to the maps.

The south of England might not wake up to snow on the big day, but they could see a dusting by 6pm and overnight into Boxing Day.

Bookmaker Coral said that odds for a white Christmas have been slashed for all major UK citieswith Edinburgh topping the betting for the most likely to see snow and Newcastle just behind.

Meteorologist James Madden, from Exacta Weather, disse a Expressar: “Snow could arrive as early as Christmas Eve in parts of the south.

Further snow is likely during the latter part of Christmas Day and on Boxing Day.

Ele adicionou: “Temperatures could also dip as low as -10C in the coldest and iciest areas over the festive period.

The Met Office defines a white Christmas as one snowflake falling within the 24 horas de dezembro 25 em qualquer lugar do Reino Unido.

Jim Dale, of British Weather Services, disse: “A white Christmas is definitely on.

“It will get colder through next week as high pressure breaks down and a system coming in on Christmas Eve clashes with cold conditions and brings snow.

There is a chance of snow any time in any place.

Mr Dale also warned of another major stormdubbed Storm Corriebefore the new year.

This is due to the La Nina effect, an unsettled weather front caused when warm North Sea temperatures mix with cooler water from the Pacific Ocean.

Storm Corrie could move in and drop asnowbombfrom December 27, Netweather.tv reports.

If the pressure contained within the storm deepens by 24millibars in 24 horas, it will earn the title ofweather bomb”.

Mr Dale said: “We are expecting one more major storm this month which will set the trend for coming months.

We expect five to six storms to hit through the winter period which could be severe enough to warrant naming.

Weather charts suggest snow will fall in the North West on December 27, with 1cm expected in just one hour.

By December 28 – after continuous overnight blizzards – 2cm of snow per hour will come down across swathes of the North West, the south of Scotland, Southampton and Cardiff.

On the forecast for the week ahead, the Met Office said Sunday’s foggy, murky weather will clear for a cloudy but brighter Monday.

Met Office meteorologist Annie Shuttleworth said skies will clear further into Tuesday, que, after a frosty start, will be bright and sunny, and islikely to be the best day of the week”.

It comes after Brits were treated to an unseasonable spell of warm weather essa semana.

O UK was hotter than Madrid na quinta feira, as a 13C winter warmer swept in after torrential rain and gale force winds over the weekend.

The mercury reached a pleasant 10C in Leeds and 12C in Cardiffrising to 13C in London.

This meant the capital was even hotter than the Spanish city of Madrid, where it reached highs of just 12C on Thursday afternoon.

Things are set to cool down, with low cloud and fog persisting across England and Wales.

There will be clear spells for parts of Scotland, west Wales and southwest England although frost is possible in some places.

Snowfall in South Lanarkshire earlier this month

Snowfall in South Lanarkshire earlier this month
As a south-western front of rain and wind moves across the UK, there is 'potential for some snowfall'

As a south-western front of rain and wind moves across the UK, there is ‘potential for some snowfall

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A hair-raising 'snowbomb' could move in from December 27. Retratado: Snow in South Lanarkshire this month

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