UK weather forecast: Mega freeze continues as horror torrential rain batters ...

According to forecast.co.uk temperatures in southern Scotland are set to remain at around freezing on Thursday morning as the deep freeze continues to ravage the UK. Other areas will remain in low to mid-single digits, especially in southern counties.

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During the early hours of the morning, a band of rain will push into the far southwest with some heavy bursts of rain possible towards Cornwall.

Although temperatures will not be as cold as previous days, a patchy frost is still likely to be present on Thursday morning for some areas.

Met Office meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said: “On Thursday morning it will get off to a cloudy start with a few bright spells.

“Best of these towards northwestern parts of Scotland and here is where we’ll see the best of the sunshine generally through the day but overall it’s a fairly cloudy picture across much of the UK.

uk-weather-forecastOther areas will remain in low to mid-single digits, especially in southern counties (Image: WXCHARTS)

uk-weather-forecastSome areas across the southern coast of England and Wales will creep into double figures (Image: GETTY)

“Some breaks here and there but quite grey skies.

“It stays quite wet across the far southwest.

“This slowly creeps into southern and western parts of Wales.

“As we head into the afternoon some of that rain could be heavy at times but there will be some drier interludes as well.

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uk-weather-forecastSouthwest England will see some heavy rain (Image: MET OFFICE)

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