First Snow Hits Britain! And Bookies Slash Odds For White Christmas

6 November 2017, 10:47 | Updated: 6 November 2017, 11:03

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Temperatures are set to drop drastically this week.

Britain has seen its first bit of snow  this winter and the icy winds could send temperatures plummeting to -10C tonight! 

The snow was pictured on Cairngorm Mountain in the eastern Scottish Highlands and the UK's set for more to come - leading bookies to slash the odds of a white Christmas.

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Read more: Britain Could Be Looking At A White Christmas This Year Say Experts

A spokesperson from The Met Office said: "Pacific cooling is very likely to continue in coming weeks, leading to a full La Nina event over the next few months."

The last time La Nina made its mark in the UK was in 2010 — when Britain had majorly heavy snowfall over Christmas.

Now freezing winds are set to sweep in today and tomorrow and it's set to last.

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Meteorologists have explained that: "Snow and ice will be a much higher threat this winter, and could affect London.

“There is a higher-than-normal potential for temperatures below -10°C further north, and also cold temperatures further south.”

Hats and gloves at the ready! 


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