Many will have woken to a chilly, frosty morning today. But the temperature could be getting even colder this week, according to the latest weather forecasts and charts.
WXCharts maps have shown the mercury could drop to as low as -9 degrees tonight in some areas of the UK.
WXCharts are also forecasting snow in Wales and Scotland over the coming week, with the heaviest snow falling in Scotland.
WINDY maps also show some snowfall could be expected in parts northern Wales and parts of northern England this week, near Sheffield and Carlisle.
On these forecast maps, Scotland is also forecast to receive the most snow.
A warning is in place across the UK, from Portsmouth to Hull, between midnight on Thursday morning and 11.45pm on Thursday night.
The warning affects major cities such as Birmingham and London, and also covers a large proportion of Wales – including Cardiff.
The Met Office warns “persistent rain may bring some disruption to transport”.
A further warning is in place for a section of the north east of England, including Lincoln, Sheffield and Doncaster.
The Met Office warn a “risk of further heavy rain may increase disruption from flooding” in this area, and the warning is in place between midnight on Thursday morning until 11.45pm on Thursday night.
Met Office 5-day Weather Forecast:
This Evening and Tonight:
“Showers will tend to die back to some exposed areas such as north Wales and around Liverpool Bay.
“Many areas turning clearer and cold, with a fairly widespread frost. A few fog patches are also likely.”
“Many areas starting fine and frosty. Many northern and eastern areas should stay dry, although early sunshine fading.
“The southwest turning cloudy and windier, heavy rain arriving afternoon or evening.”
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
“Cold in the north, with showers turning wintry over hills.
“Further south, some heavier rainfall is likely at times too, especially on Thursday when it will also be windy.”