Freezing fog and bitterly cold winds set to hit the region this week

Frost and ice. Picture: Jo Clarke

Frost and ice. Picture: Jo Clarke

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We might have seen a rise in temperatures last week, but the colder air seems set to return with the addition of freezing fog too.

Following a damp yet mild start on Monday, the colder temperatures will take hold this evening and continue well into the rest of the week.

A cold night and freezing fog are on the cards for Tuesday and the MET office have warned it could get even colder next week due to the influence of Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW).

Temperatures are set to go as low as 4 degrees during the day come Friday, and although there is a low-risk of snow nationwide at the moment, this could change following the drop in temperature at the weekend.

The bitterly cold air will be drawn across the UK from Eastern Europe over Saturday and Sunday and there are signs that this spell is likely to last into next week.

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