A Beast from the East brutal winter freeze will plunge Britain back into Arctic hell THIS MONTH with sub-zero temperatures forecast until MARCH. Swathes of the country will be put on ice this weekend as a Baltic blast of frigid air from Russia, Sweden and Poland pushes thermometers into minus figures.
Further atmospheric changes over the Arctic region forecast in the coming weeks will allow a torrent of Polar air to engulf the UK, experts say. They warn another major big freeze is likely to hit within weeks unleashing heavy snow, blizzards and widespread ice misery.
Low pressure circulating the North Pole – the so-called Polar vortex – is currently showing signs of a southwards shift during the second half of January. Experts say signs are emerging that this will happen in the next fortnight meaning Britain’s winter woes have only just begun.