Siberian spring In Britian 2013 Snow sweeps in from the south and biting 50mph winds temp -12C

Bookmakers slash the odds on a white Easter as snow sweeps into Britain from the south and biting 50mph winds make it feel like -12C

  • Freezing conditions will last until Friday – when a week ago it was 17C
  • Up to 4ins of snow to fall today across large parts England and Scotland
  • Temperatures expected to drop to -7C in some areas of Britain today
  • Met Office ‘feels like’ temperatures show Swindon will fall to -12C tonight
  • Cheltenham organisers say ‘no danger’ racing festival will be cancelled

Sums it up: After some warm weather this message was written on a windscreen in Portchester near Portsmouth

Britain faces a week of Siberian weather as the odds of a white Easter fall as fast as the temperature.

The freeze that struck Britain at the weekend after a spell of warm sunny weather will continue today, with temperatures expected to plunge as low as -7C and winds reach up to 50mph in the South West. A band of light sleet and snow falling from East Anglia to Lancashire yesterday is expected to become heavier today, with the whole of the South Coast facing snowy conditions.

Battling on: A mother pushes her child in Colchester, Essex, today in the middle of blizzard-like conditions

Battling on: A mother pushes her child in Colchester, Essex, today in the middle of blizzard-like conditions

Accident: A car lies on its side on the snowy A90 at Inchture, between Perth & Dundee, causing big tailbacksAccident: A car lies on its side on the snowy A90 at Inchture, between Perth & Dundee, causing big tailbacks

Cold for commuters: Spring snow was seen today at Petts Wood train station near Bromley in KentCold for commuters: Spring snow was seen today at Petts Wood train station near Bromley in Kent

Commuters in the snow in central London this morning
Commuters in the snow in central London this morning

Tricky on foot: Commuters were forced to battle through snow to their offices in central London this morning

Commute: The number 26 double-decker bus makes its way through central London towards Hackney Wick Commute: The number 26 double-decker bus makes its way through central London towards Hackney Wick

Siberian spring will mean snow all week: Cold snap sees bookies slash odds of white Easter

  • Wintry conditions come after Britain was hotter than Ibiza this past week
  • Snow due to turn heavier in time for rush hour this morning
  • Temperatures expected to drop to -7C in some areas

Frozen: Kadie Lane, 4, takes a look at icicles in Carrshield in Northumberland, as a return of freezing temperatures and snow yesterday will further delay springtime weather for Britain

Frozen: Kadie Lane, 4, takes a look at icicles in Carrshield in Northumberland, as a return of freezing temperatures and snow yesterday will further delay springtime weather for Britain

Children play amongst a beautiful snowy scene at a forest plantation in County Durham after heavy snow showers covered northern England in a blanket of snow yesterdayChildren play amongst a beautiful snowy scene at a forest plantation in County Durham after heavy snow showers covered northern England in a blanket of snow yesterday

Britain faces four more days of Siberian weather – and the odds of a white Easter are dropping as quickly as the temperatures.

The freeze that struck Britain at the weekend will continue today, with most areas blighted by bad weather as the mercury falls as low as -7C.

Yesterday’s band of light sleet and snow falling from East Anglia to Lancashire is expected to become heavier today, with the whole of the south coast facing up to two inches of snow.

The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for Devon, where four inches were expected by this morning.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2291000/Siberian-spring-mean-snow-week-Cold-snap-sees-bookies-slash-odds-white-Easter.html#ixzz2NEY4fLVj

forecast.jpgWintry conditions: Highland cattle pictured in the Bathgate Hills, near Linlithgow, Scotland, this morning

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2291000/Siberian-spring-mean-snow-week-Cold-snap-sees-bookies-slash-odds-white-Easter.html

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