A cold band of weather will hit Norway later this month, bringing with it the potential of snow, ice and potentially sub-zero conditions. Such is the low-temperature forecast, that some reports have stated temperatures will drop to as low as -3C (26.6F) which could potentially drift across the North Sea towards the UK.
Moreover, in a model produced by WX Charts, the snow falling across the UK could be as much as 20 inches (50cm).
The band of weather will mostly be confined to the north of England, Northern Ireland, while Scotland will see the worst of the conditions.
The model states from January 14 the snow could begin to fall heavily and last until at least January 17.
According to the Met Office’s long-range forecast, the UK is predicted to experience wet and windy conditions over the next fortnight.
UK snow forecast: UK set for Nordic blast (Image: GETTY/WX Charts)
UK snow forecast: There could be as much as 20 inches of snow (Image: WX Charts)
The Met Office warned the band of wet weather could be met with periods of snowfalls across areas of high ground.
Forecasting the period of January 15-29, the Met Office said: “Spells of heavy rain and strong winds look most likely across northern and western parts.
“These could be interspersed by more showery interludes where some snow could fall over higher ground.”
In concordance with the Met Office’s prediction, Netweather also stated the possibility of snow showers to hit the UK.
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UK snow forecast: Scotland will be hit the worst (Image: WX Charts)
They added within a similar timeframe that “some colder