THE warm weather and blue skies will be short-lived as a big freeze is set to hit this weekend, bringing with it temperatures as low as -4.
Colder spells will grip the UK and are likely to remain until mid March, with Atlantic frontal systems introducing colder and wetter weather than usual for the time of year.
A Met Office forecast reads: “Cloudy with showery rain for southern areas Wednesday, this clearing Thursday.
“Much colder, clearer weather already across the north, then follows southwest late Thursday. Frosts becoming widespread.”
Flocks of people have lapped up the sunshine over the weekend as weeks of rain and chilly temperatures were met with glorious temperatures in the mid teens.
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