THE Met Office has responded to fears a massive ‘Beast from the East’ snowstorm will hit the UK over Christmas.
A spokesperson from the Met Office said: “The weather this week is turning wetter and milder, with low pressure bringing spells of strong winds, heavy rain and slightly above average temperatures.”
So rather than a cold blast ravaging the country, this Christmas is currently forecast to be slightly warmer than average.
The news comes as the Met Office put two weather warnings in place today for rain as heavy showers are set to batter Britain.
The miserable weather has been triggered by a brutal Polar blast that’s swept the country, bringing strong gales which sent temperatures plunging.
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