THE Met office have said that there is a “risk of snow and ice in the North East” early next month as it issues weather forecast.

According to the forecast between Thursday December 7 and Tuesday December 21, spells of rain and strong winds are also likely to hit the region as colder spells are likely.

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However, WXCharts have predicted snow as early as later this month starting on November 28.

The weather-forecaster has predicted up to 5cm of snow between Sunday November 28 and Monday November 30.

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More snow is predicted by the forecaster for early next month as well with much of the North-East  and North Yorkshire being covered.

Net weather have also predicted snow on November 28 with a 30 per cent chance of snow hitting much of the region.

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The full Met Office forecast between December 7 and December 21 reads: “A generally northwesterly airflow looks set to continue for much of this period, with the most changeable conditions likely to be in the north of the UK.

“Spells of rain and possibly strong winds are likely across the north, these interspersed with showers and periods of more settled weather.

“In the south high pressure is likely to remain close by, giving a good deal of settled and dry weather.

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“Temperatures will be varied overall with longer mild spells being punctuated by shorter colder spells, with some wintry weather also possible with a risk of snow and ice in the north. During any clear, calm spells, overnight frost and fog are likely.”


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