Snow could fall in London for five days , according to the Met Office's latest forecast.

A yellow warning for snow is in place from Tuesday morning (February 27) to Wednesday (February 28) evening but the white stuff now looks likely to fall for most of the week.

As the so-called "Beast from the East" brings bitter Siberian weather to England, the country is braced for one of its coldest snaps in years.

Public Health England has issued a health warning about the dangers of plummeting temperatures which put elderly people and children particularly at risk.

To help you plan ahead for freezing temperatures and snowfall here's what weather to expect in the coming days.

Snow could last all week with heavy snowfall forecast on Thursday


Sunday is set to be a dry day with plenty of sunshine. But it will still feeling bitterly cold with a brisk easterly wind. Some light snow showers may reach the North Sea coast during the evening with maximum temperatures of 3 °C.

Sunday evening will be cloudier with slight scattered snow showers by daybreak in the east. It will continue to be very cold with minimum temperatures of -3 °C.


There may be scattered snow showers broken by sunny intervals. It will still be very cold with maximum temperatures reaching 2 °C.

Tuesday to Thursday:

The rest of the week looks likely to be freezing cold with bitter night frosts. Occasional heavy snow showers are forecast with "significant accumulations" of snow likely to settle on Tuesday.

Wednesday is meant to drier and heavy snow is predicted on Thursday and could last into Friday.

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