Merseyside could see it’s first significant snowfall as Arctic air puts the region in the freezer.
Forecsaters at the Met Office have confirmed that there is an enhanced risk of snow and widespread frost almost anywhere across the UK due to the SSW.
Forecasters are warning of below normal temperatures and an above average risk of snow.
After a mild weekend that saw plenty of sunny spells on Sunday, the cold air is set to return in the new week.
Colder air from the East returns to the UK this weekend bringing back the freezing weather and risks of snow.
Just as we thought we had seen the last of the wintry weather and freezing temperatures, the beast from the east will bite back.
Colder air from Russia could bring back the freezing temperatures to the UK, which could mean further risks of snow.
There is good news, this weekend temperatures will very slowly start to recover.
The weather is expected to worsen during the early hours of Friday as further snow showers are expected with strong winds.
The snow not only affected transport and closed schools across Merseyside, but it also closed Chester Zoo to the public.