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Weather forecasters have predicted the date snow could fall in the UK (and it’s soon)

Dig out those sledges, folks

Ella Doyle
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Ella Doyle
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It’s beginning to look a little bit like Christmas in the UK, isn’t it? What will all the chilliness and the lights switching on, things are feeling seriously festive around here. But d’ya know what would make it that bit more Christmassy? Yep, it’s snow. 

Well, here’s some news. Weather forecasters have predicted the exact days snow could fall, and let’s just say it could be sooner than you think. In some parts of the UK, you could see actual snow within weeks, according to the Daily Mirror.

Jim Dale, a meteorologist at British Weather Services, said snow could begin to fall in the south of England as soon as November 21. This will follow an unusually chilly spell on November 15, which will apparently be brought over from Greenland and Iceland. 

And we’re not just talking about the kind of snow that falls for a minute and disappears. Oh no. A few spots near Newcastle can expect to see 2cm of the stuff, and Manchester and Birmingham could get 1cm. Parts of northern Wales might also wake up to snow that day, but it’s not expected to settle. 

But sorry to those hoping for a few days’ excuse to WFH – forecasts are predicting that anywhere it falls, it’s likely to wash away some time the next day. As forecasts are pretty inaccurate beyond the next fortnight, we don’t know if we’ll get a white Christmas yet. But keep your eyes peeled. 

ICYMI: here’s how to get cheap train tickets back home this Christmas.

Plus: this hotel chain has just been named the worst in the UK.

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