The weather is officially turning in the UK, with many of us reluctantly switching the heating back on for the colder months.
But as we brave the rain and cold, could we be about to see snow outside our windows soon?
WXCharts reports that parts of the UK can expect a ‘White Halloween ’ this year – meaning we can expect snow in the UK by the end of the month.
Initially, it was reported that snow would only fall in parts of the north from November onwards, but new reports suggest otherwise.
Now, experts can reveal that snow is expected in the north of England by October 24.
Parts of Scotland have already been busily preparing for snowy weather, as areas of the Scottish Borders and Scottish Highlands can expect the white stuff in the coming weeks.
As for London, however, a White Halloween isn’t looking so likely.
According to the Met Office, we can cling onto moments of warm autumn for a week or so longer, as this week looks cold and drizzly, with occasional sunny spells.
The weekend follows the same pattern, with chilly weather interspersed with showers and bright spells.
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The Met Office states about the UK: “Although starting mostly dry in the southeast, a period of unsettled weather begins to form at the start of this period as cloud builds and associated outbreaks of rain develop.
“These outbreaks are likely to be heaviest in the west of the country.
“Wind becomes increasing breezy as these unsettled conditions are set to remain across most parts through this period, with showers and longer spells of rain likely across all regions.
“Winds will frequently be strong across all areas of the UK with an increased risk of gales, especially across the north and northwest.”