UK weather forecast: Met Office FLOOD warning as THUNDERY as SNOW grips UK

 The UK can expect intense winter weather over the next couple hours as the Met Office issue yellow rain warnings for Wales and southeast England In addition, the Met Office’s Aidan McGivern explained the high chance of hill snow in Scotland and Northern England as cold air causes the rain to freeze as it falls Mr McGivern added: “There will be some big puddles around in places following heavy rain over the night Related articles UK weather forecast: SNOW and ‘HEAVY’ downpours to strike UK Storm Freya: Dramatic video shows passenger plane STOP mid-air Cold air across northern parts of Scotland bring the risk of significant hill snowAidan McGivern “That rain will clear through the morning but heavy showers will soon replace it  “With cold air across northern parts of Scotland, later on especially there is the risk of significant hill snow  “These weather fronts are clearing fairly quickly and that means after a wet start for East Anglia and south-east England it is drying up in the morning  “Heavy showers soon following into Wales and the southwest where a yellow warning remains The Met office has issued flood warnings and predicted snow and heavy downpours (Image: Met office/wxchart) “There is a risk of low-level flooding also ” Swansea and Cardiff in Wales can expect the worst of the rain as the Met Office has issued a yellow rain warning for these areas  Plymouth and Exeter can expect similar conditions as they have also been issued a yellow rain warning  The Met office explained that low lying homes can expect flooding and travel may be disrupted while interruption to power supplies may be possible  The Meteorologist continued: “But really it is across Northern Ireland into southern and central parts of Scotland where the wettest conditions will be the first thing  “It will be frost free for the central belt southwards but a touch of frost possible for the north across Scotland  “As the rain pushes northeastwards and mixes with colder air we will increasingly see hill snow  “Some heavy thundery downpours developing across a vast swathe of England and Wales with most places seeing 2 or 3 downpours through the day  “It will be relatively mild across England and Wales but colder across Scotland, increasingly so as the day ends  “Strong winds develop and the risk of gales in the northeast of Scotland and north-east England

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