BBC UK weather forecast: Barrel of COLD air to bring 80mph GALES and heavy snow to Britain

Britons have been warned another area of low pressure will strike the UK tomorrow, bringing with it an abundance of unsettled weather.

Commuters could see their travel disrupted as winds may reach a whopping 80mph in some areas and most will be battered by the rain.

The worst of the wet weather possibly in north Scotland and Northern Ireland, where the gales could be at its highest.

Today, more places in the north will feel milder due to an area of low pressure spreading across the UK.

However, the weather system swooping the nation is going to be combined by blustery winds and wintry showers.

Carol Kirkwood presented the BBC Breakfast weather forecast live from Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, where she told viewers today would be windy.

She reported: “The forecast for today is a blustery one, we’ve also got some showers and that is after the rain we have in the west moves east and eventually clears away.”

Overnight the low pressure system approached the UK from the west, before landing in Scotland, where the winds will be prominent today.

Although, the gales are relatively low this morning the gusts will be higher, particularly in Scotland.

In the early hours of the day, rain is going to affect Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England, The Midlands and East Anglia.

But the showers may push into Wales and the south west quite early on, before sweeping eastwards during the day.

By the afternoon, however, the downpours do turn heavier for northern England, Wales and the south-west.

Thursday is slightly warmer than yesterday, with temperatures ranging between nine and 14 Celsius in the UK.

Compared to Wednesday it will a lot hotter in the far north – perhaps eight degrees up from yesterday in some places.

Through Thursday evening and into Friday another area of low pressure is going to hit the UK, meaning a second spell of very wet weather.

Also, gusts could be higher than 60 or 70mph in Northern Ireland. If that is the case there could be some disruptions in the area.

With freezing conditions expected to hit the UK in the coming weeks, Coral now make it 10-11 chance (from 5-4) this winter is the coldest on record.

Meanwhile, it’s also odds on at 10-11, with the bookies, for any part of the UK to see snowfall on Christmas Day.

Ladbrokes spokesperson Alex Apati said: “It’s looking more likely than ever that this winter breaks records, with a white Christmas being just as likely.”

BBC Breakfast airs weekdays on BBC One at 6am.

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