UK snow: Giant 529-mile mega-storm turns weather maps purple and red | Weather | News

Britian will be battered with heavy and rain for hours as the have turned red and purple indicating the possibility of in the coming days.

from WXCharts have turned colourful for April 4 with in the north and wet weather in the south. Areas from Newcastle to Plymouth will be worst affected by a 529-mile storm.

The UK is already struggling with Storm Nelson which marked its entry on Thursday with flooding to roads and railways and delays to ferries.

The latest from WXCharts show that swindling will add more misery in the next week.

Areas in Scotland such as Inverness, Wick, Portree, Fort William, and Aberdeen will be left covered in while the cities down south will be lashed with heavy rainfall.

Temperatures will oscillate between -3 to -4C in the northern areas while the areas near Southampton will see mercury rising to 11C.

Maps from places like Newcastle and Manchester have turned dark red showing the possibility of a mega storm. The areas could see rainfall up to 50-55mm, maps suggest.

The Met Office’s long-range forecast between April 2 and 11 suggests: “Next week begins with some uncertainty, but it looks likely that we will see a return towards more widely unsettled conditions as another area of low pressure pushes across the UK with changeable weather likely largely dominating throughout this period.

“Most areas look likely to see further showers and some longer spells of rain at times, although interspersed with some drier spells in between.

“It looks likely that a north – south split will be set up across the UK. The wettest weather will tend to favour the south whilst northern parts remain a bit drier on average.

“In association with this split in general temperatures will be close to average, but it will be occasionally cooler in the north, and milder in south.”


A mixture of bright or sunny spells and blustery scattered showers for Good Friday. These turning heavy and thundery at times, mainly in the south and west. Feeling pleasant in any prolonged sunshine and lighter winds.


Showers easing, but persisting in the west. Clear skies developing, especially in the north and east. Winds easing and turning chilly with a patchy frost possible, mainly in the north.


Largely dry to start on Saturday with the odd shower. Sunny spells through the day with a few showers breaking out though the afternoon, though less heavy than of late.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Turning drier on Easter Sunday with lighter winds. Becoming unsettled again through Monday and Tuesday with further showers or spells of rain, especially in the south. A touch cooler too.

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