The week ahead weather forecast from the Met Office

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Today: A frosty morning across the north with plenty of sunshine throughout the day. Overcast and cold across southern England and Wales with patchy drizzle. Cloud will move into some northern parts by the evening. Becoming windy in places. 

Today's temperatures.

Tonight: Increasingly cloudy across the UK, but remaining cold, with widespread mist and hill fog across England and Wales. Remaining dry, clear, and frosty, in some northern and northwestern areas. 

Tuesday: Mostly grey and murky across southern and eastern UK with hill fog and drizzle. Drier and brighter across parts of northern Scotland. Winds easing. Rain arriving in west later. 

Thursday Temperatures.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:
Wednesday, rain clearing eastwards, sunshine and showers developing from the southwest. Dry and bright Thursday, with overnight fog. Friday, dry in the east, turning windy and wet in the west.

A Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) causes Arctic air to suddenly heat up and send freezing air to the UK

After causing massive destruction at Tonga and Fiji through the south Pacific it is now head on for New Zealand with winds hitting 120mph

Some people could even lose Mobile phone signal due to cold confitions, Met Office warns