Issued: 0530hrs Monday 28th December 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
A cold day. Snow in the north and west to start then turning to sleet and rain. Snow in the south too later.
A cold start with frost for many and sleet and snowfall expected across western areas of Britain while staying drier further east. Through the morning the snow will turn more to sleet and rain, although staying as snow on the higher ground and will clear from much of Scotland. Rain, sleet and snow across central and southern England by midday. Windy still in the west.
In the afternoon, expect a mix of rain, sleet and snow still over southern England as well as down some eastern English coasts. Snow too for northwest Scotland. Rain showers down the far west of Wales and southwest England. Rain across Northern Ireland and Ireland, turning to sleet and snow in places. Mainly dry elsewhere but with rather a lot of cloud about.
A mix of wintry showers expected to continue down eastern coasts overnight, turning to snow if any push further inland. Snow expected across northern mainland Scotland. Rain, sleet and possible snow affecting Northern Ireland with rain and some sleet showers affecting much of Ireland. Showers across west Wales and southwest England, sleet and snow over higher ground here. Dry with clear spells elsewhere. A cold night for many with subzero temperatures away from coasts.
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