Exact date mercury will plunge to -3C
PARTS of the UK could plunge to sub-zero temperatures as early as next week just days after Brits were blessed with the hottest day of the year so far.
A Met Office forecaster has warned temperatures could plummet to as low as -3C from Monday following the balmy weather of Good Friday.
Londoners can expects temperatures to drop to as low as 4C, while those in Scotland, parts of Belfast and across parts of northern England may see experience freezing conditions.
The first band of snow will sweep in across the north of Scotland late on Friday April 29, before moving down the north-east coast of England on Saturday, April 30.
May then begins with widespread snow across the United Kingdom, with flakes falling in the south of England and Wales on Sunday and Monday, May 1-2.
Snow will hit Scotland in the early hours of May 1, starting in Inverness, Aberdeen and Edinburgh before slowly moving southward throughout the day.
Newcastle, Manchester and Birmingham could follow with millions of Brits in northern and central England set to see some of the white stuff.