UK cold weather forecast: Concerning freeze sparks new three day alert THIS WEEK

BBC Weather: UK warned of fog and frosty conditions

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Due to a band of weather hitting the country this week, the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for fog. Coupled with the fog, graphs show temperatures dropping to 1C in parts of the country. According to graphs from WXCharts, parts of the Midlands, Wales and Yorkshire will fall to 1C on Wednesday morning.

For the majority of the south, the mercury will range between 2-3C in the early hours of Wednesday.

For parts of the northwest and northeast, temperatures will hover around 2C.

These cold temperatures will remain throughout the morning as Britons are hit by a winter blast.

The chill will still bite on Thursday morning in London and the south of England.

For these areas, the mercury will range between 2-3C on Thursday morning.

For the Midlands and northern England, the mercury will range between 2-4C on Thursday.

Wales too will remain cold, with temperatures ranging between 1-2C.

Due to the fog and cold conditions, Accuweather meteorologist Alyssa Smithmyer, suggested any wet surfaces may turn to ice late on Tuesday and in the early hours of Wednesday.

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She told Express.co.uk: “Overnight temperatures this week will reach near-freezing level Tuesday night through Thursday night for parts of Scotland, England and Wales.

“Overnight frost and foggy mornings will be a concern during this period.

“As the frontal boundary with associated showers shifts away from southern England Tuesday evening, any wet surfaces could turn slippery overnight as temperatures drop.”

The yellow weather warning from the Met Office will run between 10pm today to 12pm Wednesday.

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The East Midlands will see Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire Northamptonshire and Rutland affected.

In the east of England, Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk are expected to see the fog.

In London and southeast England, fog will feature in Buckinghamshire.

Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire and West Berkshire, as well as in the southwest, Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire.

Wales sees fog in Caerphilly, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan.

The Met Office adds: “Fog patches are expected to form during Tuesday night, becoming dense and freezing in places by dawn on Wednesday, particularly in river valleys with visibility less than 100 metres at times.

“Fog will thin slowly later Wednesday morning, although a few patches may persist into the afternoon over the southwest Midlands.”

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