Polar storms will cause temperatures to plummet to a bitterly cold -5C. Vehicles stranded by snow.
15 Dec 2019 – The Met Office recorded heavy snowfall across western parts of Scotland and northern England overnight, with sleet developing in the South West. In some areas of northern England a fresh covering of snow left vehicles stranded. North Yorkshire Police said the A170 at Sutton Bank, Thirsk, was closed overnight and reported problems on the A59 Harrogate to Skipton road, in the Yorkshire Dales.
Further south, police warned of snow on the M62 at its highest point between Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire. There were also reports of a covering of snow in Cumbria and on the east coast near Scarborough.
The Met Office issued three yellow weather warnings for ice in Northern Ireland, the east coast from Sheffield up to Perth in central Scotland and northern Wales until 11am on Sunday.
Snow charts by weather forecaster Net Weather showed a snow blizzard heading towards north west areas of the UK, as well as western Scotland.
Temperatures overnight were forecast to fall to -5C in the Scottish Highlands.
Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links
“And I thought snowfall was just a thing of the past?” says Argiris. “But not a single word of criticism in the MSM. Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past March 20, 2000”