New Year's Day
Staying cold in to the New Year. A mix of rain and sleet, possible snow over the higher ground, will continue to affect central areas of England and Wales heading into southern England and parts of the southwest before pushing into the Channel later in the day. Areas of wintry showers in places, but particularly across northern Scotland and down western coasts of the UK and Ireland. A good amount of dry weather about too with frost. Highs at 1 to 5C.
New Year's Day night
A largely dry night with plenty of clear skies about but continuing with wintry showers across northern Scotland and down coastal areas of the UK and Ireland. A widespread frost is expected with a hard frost across much of Scotland and northern England. A risk of ice for many. Lows at -5C across Scotland and -2-1C across England and Wales.
A cold northeasterly wind prevails into Saturday. Light wind and some fog patches to start, particularly over southern Scotland and northern England. Ice and frost pose a great risk for many but more so across northern areas, but it should be a largely bright and dry day for many. Any local wintry showers tend to be concentrated over northern Scotland and down coastal area of the UK and Ireland. High temperatures at 0 to 4C.
Winds start to veer easterly into Sunday as low pressure develops to the southeast and high pressure pushes across Scotland. This brings wintry showers to eastern areas of the British Isles. Staying drier over northern and western areas with the best of the sun for Ireland, Northern Ireland and northern Scotland. Highs at 1 to 5C.