UK weather forecast: Brits bask in glorious autumn sunshine ahead of rainy and wet weekend
Wintery flurries are forecast during the tail end of October and possibly into mid-November as bookies start to slash the odds on a Christmas whiteout.
It comes amid forecasts temperatures will plummet to -5C (23F) this week with trick or treaters to the far north of the UK facing a White Halloween.
Elsewhere a clash in weather systems will bring an unusually dank and ‘murky’ witching hour, forecasters say,
Weather charts show the risk of a flurry in Scotland on the spookiest night of the year although it will be confined to high ground.
Britain’s weather will make a dramatic u-turn over the next 24 hours with bitter northerly winds bringing the first taste of winter.
An easterly airflow will set in around mid-week ushering a Scandinavian chill across the nation, forecasters warn.