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UK News Temperatures drop below freezing – but more prolonged cold spell still to come

12:58  13 november  2017
12:58  13 november  2017 Source:   pressassociation.com

Met Office Weather Forecast Predicts Hail, Thunder And Freezing Temperatures For Bonfire Weekend

  Met Office Weather Forecast Predicts Hail, Thunder And Freezing Temperatures For Bonfire Weekend An ethereal fog cloaked much of the country on Friday morning, prompting a severe weather warning set to last up until lunch time. Though it will dissipate thereafter, it’s still set to be quite a murky day nonetheless.Come Saturday, areas in the east and west of the country will experience heavy rain – slowly easing in the afternoon to make way for clearer, brighter conditions.London will see highs of 14-15C, dropping to 11-12C in Oxford.Good morning. Fog in the south will slowly clear, persisting into the afternoon in a few places. https://t.co/a70feA0Qeq ^Alex pic.twitter.

© Provided by The Press Association Temperatures dropped below freezing (Gareth Fuller/PA) The coldest Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said: “We’ve had three short cold snaps over the past three weekends but it will become less cold over the coming days, before another, more prolonged

Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said: "We've had three short cold snaps over the past three weekends but it will become less cold over the coming days, before another, more prolonged , cold spell into next weekend."

 

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Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said: “We’ve had three short cold snaps over the past three weekends but it will become less cold over the coming days, before another, more prolonged , cold spell into next weekend.” A minimum temperature of minus 4.9C (23.3F)

This prolonged cold spell has already been notable for several reasons, including its severity, duration and widespread impacts. 26. Consequently, Boston tied the record for most consecutive days with temperatures at or below 20 degrees on Tuesday.

Temperatures dropped as low as minus 3C (26.6F) across large swathes of the UK last night – but it was not the chilliest night of the autumn so far.

Forecasters had thought the mercury could fall to minus 7C – colder than the minus 6C (21.2F) recorded in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, on November 6.

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