UK BIG FREEZE: Siberian icy blast to send temperatures plunging to -12C in next 24 hours – Express.co.uk

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A Met Office alert states there is a “90 per cent  probability of severe cold weather” until Friday in parts of the country.

It adds: “This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.  

“Prolonged periods of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those with chronic diseases.”

James Madden, forecaster for Exacta Weather, warned chilly Britons to wrap up as the weather threatens to turn even colder.

He said snow could fall to southern parts of the country by the weekend with the start of spring looking frosty.

He said: “Towards the end of the working week and throughout the weekend there will be an even greater risk of some notable and settling snow showers in parts of Northern England, and potentially in some parts as far south as Central and Southern areas later.

UK BIG FREEZE: Siberian icy blast to send temperatures plunging to -12C in next 24 hours – Express.co.uk