The freezing weather continued to grip parts of the UK overnight once again with the lowest temperatures across North Yorkshire and other eastern parts of the UK where cloud breaks persisted through the night. The lowest temperature was -11.8 deg C at Church Fenton in North Yorkshire, where 12 cm of snow is still lying following the snow last weekend. The coldest place in Scotland was Cromdale with -9.5 deg C, whilst in Wales, Sennybridge in Powys fell as low as -7.7 deg C
The table below shows a list of the coldest spots across the country overnight into Wednesday 8th February.
|LOCATION||MIN TEMP (deg C)||AREA|
|CHURCH FENTON||-11.8||NORTH YORKSHIRE|
|LINTON ON OUSE||-10.7||NORTH YORKSHIRE|
|DISHFORTH AIRFIELD||-8.8||NORTH YORKSHIRE|
|PATELEY BRIDGE, RAVENS NEST||-8.7||NORTH YORKSHIRE|
|HIGH MOWTHORPE||-8.1||NORTH YORKSHIRE|
|SHOBDON AIRFIELD||-7.8||HEREFORD & WORCESTER|
|MALHAM TARN||-7.7||NORTH YORKSHIRE|
|ASTWOOD BANK||-7.7||HEREFORD & WORCESTER|
|PERSHORE||-7.1||HEREFORD & WORCESTER|
|TREDEGAR, BRYN BACH PARK||-7||GWENT|
The cold weather persists with the brightest weather across southwest England, Wales and northern England. A few snow flurries possible across the far southeast of England. Further north, Western and northern Scotland and Northern Ireland will see outbreaks of rain, possibly falling onto frozen surfaces in northwest Scotland. Tonight, there is an increasing chance of seeing freezing rain across parts of southern and eastern Scotland, bringing a significant ice risk. England and Wales remaining generally dry with a severe frost once again. On Thursday rain and snow is forecast to edge into northern England, generating an ice risk here. It will remain very cold across England and Wales, with the best of any brightness further west, although it will be milder in the north.