Some Londoners took to Twitter to submit photos of sunshine flurries falling over the capital (Photos: Twitter/Reuters)
After sweeping throughout northern elements of the UK, snow has lastly began falling in London for the primary time this winter.
The New 12 months got off to a bitterly cold start, with widespread frost and patches of freezing fog pushing the mercury down beneath zero.
Weather warnings for snow and ice have been in place for big elements of the UK over the previous few days and snowfall was initially forecast for the capital yesterday, earlier than being revised.
Nevertheless, Londoners have taken to Twitter to document their first glimpses of the white stuff this morning.
Met Workplace meteorologist Alex Burkill mentioned the UK will see ‘harsh frosts’ all through the primary week of January.
He mentioned: ‘Clearly it’s very chilly and it’s going to remain chilly by this week.
‘While there will likely be some wintry hazards round, it’s probably not till the tip of the week till we see any vital snow.
Met Workplace meteorologist Alex Burkill mentioned the UK will see ‘harsh frosts’ all through the primary week of January (Image: Met Workplace)
Folks take selfies at daybreak on the primary day of 2021 on Primrose Hill (Image: Reuters)
The Homes of Parliament seen at daybreak in Westminster, London (Image: EPA)
‘Keep House’ written within the frosty rear windscreen of a automotive in Highgate, North London (Image: Gavin Rodgers/pixel8000)
‘Tonight we’ll see temperatures dropping once more and that can carry a reasonably vital danger of ice patches, significantly in northern elements of Scotland.
‘I count on it gained’t take very lengthy in any respect for the chance of icy patches to start out forming an hour or so after sundown.’
Mr Burkill added that temperatures within the South East could dip slightly below freezing on Friday evening and elements of Scotland may face lows of minus 7C (19.4F).
He mentioned a excessive of 4C (39.2F) is predicted in London on New 12 months’s Day, with temperatures dropping to round freezing in a single day.
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