The weather felt closer to -7C at times on Thursday with nighttime temperatures dipping below freezing.
The cold weather is down to an increase in winds from southern europe, where temperatures have been extremely cold recently.
The weekend will see a slight improvement but it will still feel cold with temperatures around 6C, there will also be a risk of heavy showers at times.
— Met Office (@metoffice) January 26, 2017
However, things are looking much better during the start of the new week, as temperatures will be back to milder double figures.
The Met Office say: “Mostly dry Saturday but the risk of a few showers, especially later when they could turn heavy.
“Unsettled Sunday and Monday with some wet and windy weather possible at times”.
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