Major cold snap this weekend

THE country is braced for a major cold snap with freezing temperatures forecast for the weekend.

THE country is braced for a major cold snap with freezing temperatures forecast for the weekend.

Following the wettest November on record, widespread frosts and isolated wintry showers are set to the hit the country.

Forecasters said that the weekend will be dry - although East Anglia is likely to see a few showers - but it will be noticeably colder and temperatures could drop below freezing.

Although it is too early to predict a white Christmas, snow is expected before December 25th.

Temperatures are also expected to remain low next week.