Conditions appear isolated on higher ground as forecasters released their short to medium term weather forecast for December.
Met Office meteorologists have warned of the risk of “winter” showers between December 2nd and 11th.
They warned: “The more generally consistent pattern is favored for the remainder of the period, but with the possibility of showers pouring into the north-eastern coastal areas along the south coast and perhaps slightly more sustained rain to the west and south-west.”
The Met Office added: “These can get wintry but that risk is mainly confined to higher ground. Temperatures are expected to be slightly below average through early December, particularly in the south where easterly winds are making it feel slightly cooler.”
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The forecast comes as heavy rain and strong winds are expected to hit parts of the UK over the last weekend of November.
The Met Office issued yellow warnings for rain in parts of Wales, parts of Scotland and areas of southern England.
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The Met Office said: “Confidence remains low for this period. Conditions are expected to be more stable than of late, with the potential for high pressure near the UK, at least initially.
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This week will be drier and colder in many areas, with scope for fairly widespread fog, low cloud and some patchy freezing pic.twitter.com/esVzP7Bt2e
— Met Office (@metoffice) November 27, 2022
“Over time, however, we may see a return to frontal systems coming in from the west, with drier interludes in between. Whilst overall average temperatures may be close to normal, colder conditions are possible at times with the risk of night frosts and fog.”
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