Weather warning as Beast from the East to ‘bite’ UK by next weekend
GB News on return of ‘Beast from the East’
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The meteorologist has suggested the “Beast from the East” which brought the UK to a grinding halt back in 2018 amid heavy snow could return in the coming weeks. He pointed out pressure building over Russian Siberia which has combined with strong easterly winds in the latest weather models.
Mr Rao told GB News: “So we can only really tell five to 10 days in advance with any certainty but there are signs that this beast is gonna bite.
“Possibly the end of the first week in December, the second week in December, the weather models are all starting to show up and again we’re talking about pressure.
“It is high pressure over Russia, Siberia, and Scandinavia that’s encroaching towards the UK, and on the southern flank of that easterly winds come in.
“And if you remember 2018 is the last time when we had the proper ‘beast from the East’, this was February 2018 when it crippled the country, huge snowfall minus 40-degree temperatures.
“We’re not seeing anything like that yet, but the signs are there that we should be getting our winter coats ready, so we might get it.
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Meanwhile, dense fog and freezing conditions have been forecasted across the UK by BBC weatherman Matt Taylor.
Mr Taylor told BBC Breakfast: “There is more of that grey misty murky weather around through today for most of you.
“A few sunny spells breaking through as I’ll show you, staying a little bit on the chilly side.
“Now fog is not quite as extensive this morning as it was, it may be quite misty.
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“But here is where the foggiest spots are to get you through the morning rush hour.
He added: “Down towards some parts of South West England around through the borders of North East Wales.
“Around the borders of South East Scotland and Noth East England and towards Moray Firth.
“This is where we’ve got some dense patches of fog, that will slow your morning commute.
“Coldest of all, although the clearest of skies through the night are across parts of Northumberland borders.
“These spots, although we have got some fog forming in these areas.
“Also the areas most likely to see a little bit of sunshine first thing. A little bit of sunshine breaking through parts of Wales and the South West every now and again.
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