Wirral and Liverpool was hit by snow today as a weather front clashed with freezing air.
Merseyside could see it’s first significant snowfall as Arctic air puts the region in the freezer.
Temperatures will drop to freezing overnight which will lead to ICE in some areas as Arctic air sweeps the country.
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.
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Forecasters are warning of below normal temperatures and an above average risk of snow.
The Met Office have warned of freezing rain, ICE and snow.
Cold air from the east has gripped the country and temperatures over the next 24 hours are not expected to climb much above freezing.
Yellow weather warnings have been issued for northern parts of the UK as some parts could expect ‘blizzard conditions’.
This week will see the colder air from the east return and a risk of snow.