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Scotland could face temperatures as low as -11C as snow likely to fall

Scotland is set for snow as temperatures could plummet as low as -11C.

Just days after Scotland was battered by Storm Arwen, more extreme weather conditions could be on their way.

The Met Office has also warned that Scots could experience travel chaos following yellow weather warnings for ice across the country.

Icy stretches are likely to develop with the risk of injury on roads, railways and pavements.

Today will feel particularly chilly, with average temperatures of just 2C throughout Scotland.

Tonight is set to feel even colder as Netweather charts for show that the temperature could hit lows of -8C with an added will chill factors meaning it could feel more like -11C.

Icy stretches will cover much as Scotland as temperatures drop.

In addition to the bitter temperatures, WXCharts maps suggest that there could be up to 5cm of snow in northern Scotland overnight tonight.

A Met Office spokesperson said: “It’s going to be a lot colder today with showers turning wintry in the north.

“Patchy rain and snow will then affect some western and southern areas before more snow over the next few days. Only a few areas will be spared.”

Temperatures are set to remain low with gusts and wintry showers likely as we reach the weekend.

Netweather senior forecaster Jo Farrow, reported the Express, said: “It’s going to turn colder and there is a bit of snow in the forecast for the next few days.

“In the blustery flow over Britain, there will be further downpours with hail showers possible as the wind veers to the north.

“For the UK, a colder airflow follows. Digging down from the Arctic right through western Europe as the jetstream buckles.

“The low pressure shifts towards the Baltic Sea, the Azores high is in place and the cold northerly wind will bring some snow showers.

“By Thursday night a frontal system will be toppling in from the Atlantic with another low pressure for Saturday. It’s all quite active and mobile.”

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