BRITAIN has been warned to prop for narcotic temperatures from next week, with warnings of ice and even sleet to hit the UK.
The country, which has this month basked in comfortable open temperatures, will be left shivering from tomorrow, with the mercury set to plunge on Tuesday.
Met Office forecaster Marco Petagna pronounced that Tuesday and Wednesday would be quite cold for Brits, with a rope of cloud and rain pulling its way south from the Arctic.
He said: “It will be a startle to the complement some-more than anything.
“It’s been flattering comfortable weather for the last few weeks and it’s much colder now.”
Weather warnings could come into place as wintry flurries brush opposite the UK, with sleet fluctuating serve south, nonetheless it may not settle.
Mr Petagna said that normal temperatures for this time of year routinely hovered around 10 to 12C in the north, while southern areas customarily enjoyed about 13 to 14C.
But instead, the coming temperatures will onslaught to even strech 8C in the north while forecasters have pronounced that the south competence only strech just 11C.
He said: “It will feel even colder, there will be a cold, primeval breeze coming down from the Arctic.”
But he pronounced that the cold snap would be thankfully short-lived, with temperatures approaching to arise by Friday.
There had been prior fears that the cold weather would hold out until May before warming up in time for the first bank holiday.
The Met Office warned weather conditions could concede sleet to settle in Scotland, as the rest of the UK could face accost and sleet.
WeatherOnline forecaster Garry Nicholson warned to prop for a hitch of “unusually cold” weather after the weekend.
He said: “A bitterly cold Arctic air mass is approaching to brush south opposite the country early next week, bringing a late blast of winter.
“There will be complicated showers, with accost and thunder, and sleet descending to low levels at times.”
Scotland and the north will be hit hardest by the cold weather nonetheless the south could be reaching for winter coats.
Overnight temperatures will drop to -6C (21.2F) in farming areas of the north next week with lows of -2C (28.4F) foresee elsewhere.
Weather Channel forecaster Katie Greening pronounced Britons can demeanour brazen to warmer weather returning in May.
“As we pierce serve into May, there are indications of lifting temperatures and some-more visit spells of staid weather with drier than normal conditions and tardy winds,” she added.
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