UK weather forecast: conditions are set to turn much colder as Britons enter 2019 (Image: METOFFICE/GETTY)
Conditions are set to take a brisk turn as it will get “really cold, really quickly”. The temperature plunge follows a spell of unseasonably mild weather. The Met Office has warned Britons to “be prepared” for the colder weather ahead of their return to work on Wednesday.
Commenting on the New Year’s Day outlook, Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin said: “We are not going to see much of a frost.
“Further south it will be mild as we start 2019 - but it is going to turn colder.”
New Year’s Day will be a “grey start” for Northern Ireland, north-west England and Wales,” Mr Deakin said.
Britons will see some sunshine start to develop in the north as they head towards lunchtime, he predicted.
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