SIX inches of snow is set to blanket the UK before New Year’s Day as parts of Britain to hit -10C.
Temperatures will plummet quickly to below freezing overnight, and could reach minus 10C in the glens of Scotland, according to the Met Office.
Much of Northern Ireland and northern Scotland – where temperatures have plunged as low as -7.7C is covered by a weather warning for snow and ice from 3pm until just before midnight on Wednesday.
Fresh warnings for snow have been issued for today, with the potential to cause rail and road closures, power cuts, and injuries.
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