UK Weather: Snow Expected to Fall Next Month As ‘White Christmas’ Hopes Grow
More snow is on its way in a few days as November arrives as is the hope for Britons to enjoy a ‘White Christmas’ wave.
Snow forecast reveals that lucky parts of the UK can see white matter falling for up to three days after the first week of November.
According to WXCharts, Monday, November 8 will see up to half a centimeter of snow in the early hours as a cold front descends overnight.
Those in Fort William and Portree and south of Stornoway in Scotland are likely to see snow showers in a few days.
The area of forecast snowfall increases as the day progresses, with more expected to arrive in Fort William and east of Portree the next day – Tuesday, November 9.
Tuesday is expected to see more snow, which could reach 2cm, according to weather maps.
Along with the potential snow, a wide swath of rain will move and sweep across the country and could affect the chances of it settling.
It comes as bookmakers predict cities will likely see a ‘White Christmas’ this year as the weather takes a very cold turn.
William Hill opened his book on the UK seeing a festive season resembling Hollywood movies and named two places that have the highest ratings.
Edinburgh and Newcastle, both located in the north of the UK, top the list and even Leeds Bradford, Briain’s highest airport, is down 6-1 for snowfall on Christmas Day itself. same.
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Some lucky Brits saw a pinch of snow last year, but for the most part it was a generally cold and overcast day, and the last recorded snowfall for the big day itself was in 2017.
The last large-scale White Christmas dates back over a decade, in 2010.
The Met Office is able to predict if we are likely to have snow up to five days in advance for the most accurate reading.
On average, 3.5 days in December see snowfall each year.
As it stands, bookies rank Edinburgh and Newcastle airports as 4-1 for snow showers, followed by Leeds Bradford Airport, ahead of Birmingham, London City Airport and Dublin with 6-1.
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