UK weather forecast – Balmy Britain to enjoy spring-like mix of 15C sunshine and light showers today but another deep freeze is on the horizon

Highs of up to 15C in the south of England and 12C in Scotland will allow for a welcome thaw that is set to last for the rest of the week. It will be mainly dry with light cloud in the south – while in Scotland and Northern Ireland there will be outbreaks of rain. The Met Office said: "Outbreaks […]

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UK weather forecast: Met Office warns of -15C snow bomb this Saturday as Brits are told to prepare for more snow

Forecasters say the freezing weather system will continue through Saturday before milder air sweeps the nation on Sunday. Weather charts by WX show parts of the country endure snow showers. Weather warnings for snow and ice have been issued for the North East, Southern Coast, Wales, parts of Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland until lunchtime on Saturday. The Met […]

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UK weather forecast – SNOW and plunging temperatures to strike Britain as warm Christmas sparks fears of 'Beast from the East 2'

Sub-zero arctic air is set to push in this weekend bringing fierce gales and driving rain – as the Met Office warns of the first "widespread snow" of winter. Every part of the UK will see strong winds over the next couple of days as a volatile Atlantic low-pressure system clips the country. The worst of the gales will lash […]

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Weather forecast – foggy Britain to warm up this weekend before SNOW hits in -2C ice blast next week

Grey and overcast skies will bring warmer temperatures sneaking into double figures, warmer than the January average of 6C. After it dipped well below freezing today, the next few days will feel noticeably warmer as the icy grip temporarily lifts. With temperatures ranging from 6-11C from tomorrow last until until Monday, Brits have some respite from the biting cold in […]

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UK weather forecast – Polar vortex to bring freezing -7C temperatures before dangerous gales knock out power

Temperatures dropped to -6.3C in Balmoral, Aberdeenshire, overnight and the cold snap will continue over the weekend. Freezing and bitter wind chills overnight will make it feel like -10C in some parts of the country. The coldest night of the winter so far was experienced in Scotland on Wednesday into Thursday, with Braemar in Aberdeenshire reaching -10.5C. There may be […]

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UK weather forecast – Pounding rain to batter country tonight before Storm Deirdre's 80mph gales spark power cuts, rail and road chaos

Winds will reach up to 80mph across some parts of the UK this weekend, sparking power cuts and road and rail chaos. A Nordic blast will sweep in from Scandinavia after the "danger-to-life" vortex batters northern parts of Britain tomorrow. The weather system has forced the Met Office to issue a yellow warning for wind from 5am until midnight on […]

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Weather forecast today – map reveals where & when snow will hit UK as 'Beast from the East' brings -5C DEEP FREEZE next week

The weather is expected to deteriorate next week after a bright and sunny weekend. Forecasts predict the higher areas of the UK will see some snow falling on Tuesday and Wednesday with the Scottish Highlands and the Pennines the most likely to see a sprinkling of snow and the North York Moors as well as the Welsh mountains also affected. […]

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UK weather forecast – Huge 'pressure vortex' to bring torrential rain and 50mph gales – but how will you be affected?

A huge, 2000-mile wide 'pressure vortex' will soak the UK from Wednesday, dumping an inch of rain on the country. Tuesday will be deceptively warm before the Atlantic weather threat hits later in the week, and will derail your weekend plans. London will experience an unusually warm 21C today – but it is only the calm before the storm. Rain […]

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UK weather forecast – Storm Callum sends massive waves smashing into UK coastline as Brits are warned to be prepared

In the clip, filmed on the Cornish coast, walls of water lashed the Prenzance promenade and drenched cars parked near the shores. Fast flowing water spilling onto roads and enormous splash clouds can also be seen in the video. Weather experts urged Brits to brace themselves for dangers including fast flowing flood water and spray that could cause commuter chaos. […]

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Weatherley forecast looks promising for bid to join Kiwi greats

It is a tough school when you come to Sydney from New Zealand as a gun apprentice. The list includes Jim Cassidy, Shane Dye and more recently James McDonald and Jason Collett, so expectations are high. When 19-year-old Sam Weatherley, a third generation jockey, arrived at Chris Waller’s stable in June, his reputation had trainers ready to give him rides. […]

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