Liverpool weather: Met Office predicts when big freeze will end after more ice and fog on Merseyside
The region has been hit with snow, weather warnings and transport disruption in recent days.
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Temperatures in Liverpool and Merseyside dropped to well below freezing again on Tuesday night as most of use awoke to iced up cars, frosted gardens and wintery driving conditions.
The region has been hit with snow, weather warnings and transport disruption in recent days and the Met Office warn that the wintry conditions are set to continue until the weekend, with fog and ice predicted.
Chief Forecaster Paul Gundersen said: “Over the last week, the UK has been held in a northerly airflow bringing cold, sometimes Arctic air, to the UK. We will still have this northerly influence to our weather patterns until the weekend.”
Overnight temperatures in Liverpool are predicted to drop -2°C on Thursday night before the weather warms slightly heading into the weekend. The Met Office say night frosts are likely to be severe in places and we will continue to see some freezing fog patches.
Warmer air coming off the Atlantic is expected to finally break the icy grip on Merseyside by the weekend, when temperatures could hit highs of 11°C.
Liverpool Met Office weather forecast for the week
- Thursday, December 15: clear skies all day with outbreaks of sunshine and chilly temperatures with lows of 1℃ - no snow expected
- Friday, December 16: Overnight fog and mist is expected to change to cloud by lunchtime with chilly conditions expected to continue with lows of -1℃ - no snow expected
- Saturday, December 17: cloudy all day with temperatures expected to get less chilly with lows of 4℃ - no snow expected
- Sunday, December 18: Heavy rain changing to cloudy in the afternoon, the thaw continues with temperatures expected to hit highs of 11℃ - no snow expected