UK weather forecast: Snow to HIT Britain TODAY as Met Office issues yellow warning & strong winds set to cause havoc

THE Met Office says blustery winds and showers will make way for ‘arctic air’ this week after the warmest New Year’s Day on record.

The weather agency said a seasonal “change is underway” as the unusually mild conditions make way for rain and a band of “cold Arctic air”.

It tweeted: “Sunshine and blustery showers features in Monday’s #4cast, however a change is under way as a band of cloud and rain edges south introducing #cold#Arctic air.

“Showers falling increasingly as snow across the hills and mountains of the north during the day.”

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