UK weather forecast: Gale force Atlantic winds bring ‘FIRST FROST’ as ...

BRITAIN will be hit by strong gale force winds and heavy rain on Thursday as temperatures continue to drop.

PUBLISHED: 04:56, Thu, Sep 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 04:56, Thu, Sep 24, 2020

The UK can expect its first frost of the season in northern parts of the country. Temperatures are plummeting across the country, with some areas falling into the single figures.


Tom Morgan, Met Office spokesman, said that most of Britain “is now seeing a marked change in weather”.

He added how temperatures will plummet from the mid-20s to 11C this week.

The UK will see below average temperatures for this time of the year with risks of frost.

Mr Morgan said: "The next few days will be dominated by low pressure, with gales in the south west and rain sweeping across most parts. of the UK.”

UK weather forecast mapBritain will be hit by strong gale force winds and heavy rain on Thursday (Image: WXCHARTS)

He added that on Wednesday it “was more like autumn with temperatures in north western areas dropping to 11C.”

But on today Britain could see its first frost of the season, according to Mr Morgan.

He said Thursday will bring “strong winds and gales in south Wales and south west England”.

He added: "There could be severe gales with the potential for trees to come down."

READ MORE: BBC Weather warning: 'Gale force winds' to batter Britain

UK weather forecast rain mapHeavy rain is set to sweep over most of the UK on Thursday (Image: WXCHARTS)

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