THE exact date snow will hit London has been revealed as Brits brace for power cuts and travel delays.
The Met Office has issued a yellow snow and ice warning for London and the South East on Sunday and Monday.
Snow is expected to fall over the weekend
A yellow snow and ice warning for London and the South East has been issued for Sunday and Monday
A Level 3 Cold Weather Action for parts of the UK has also been issued
The warning, which lasts 24 hours, says two to five centimetres of snow could fall quite widely, up to 10cm in some places.
It reads: “Snow may push in across parts of east and south-east England, leading to a risk of travel disruption especially on Monday morning.”
There is a chance rural areas could be cut off and power cuts could affect parts of the country.
A Level 3 Cold Weather Action for parts of the UK has also been issued.
The alert was put in place this morning and is expected to last until until December 16.
Freezing conditions are a 99 per cent probability in the North East, North West, Yorkshire, the West Midlands, East Midlands, Southwest England and in the East.
Some “freezing fog patches” will hit places while daytime temperatures will remain low.
Some places will struggle to rise above freezing conditions.
The Met Office has warned: “Very cold nights are expected over the weekend into the early part of next week, with widespread moderate, locally severe, frosts, and some freezing fog patches in places.”
It comes as Arctic conditions continued to batter the nation today as temperatures plummeted, with numerous yellow weather warnings for snow and ice issued by the Met Office.
Flurries of snow have already dropped in some places.
Residents in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, reported sightings of snow this morning.