Kent weather: Temperatures to drop as snow flurries are set to hit the UK

Following two powerful storms this weekend, the UK is gearing up for snowfall that is set to hit at the end of the week.

Storm Malik and Storm Corrie battered the country, bringing wind speeds as high as 80mph in some parts of the country.

While conditions will remain blustery in Kent, wind speeds are set to slow over the course of the day.

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Over the rest of the week however, the weather is set to turn colder, as parts of the UK can expect to see snowfall as early as Thursday (February 3) with temperatures dropping as low as -3C in certain places.

Weather maps from WXCharts predict that snow as deep as 3cm is set to fall in the UK by the end of the week, particularly over northern and western Scotland.



Snow is expected to fall in Scotland and parts of Northern England from Thursday (February 3)
Snow is expected to fall in Scotland and parts of Northern England from Thursday (February 3)

The snow conditions are set to last into Friday (February 4), covering most of Scotland and some of Northern England, and will continue until February 6.

Kent residents should prepare to wrap up warm for the end of this week, as temperatures are set to sit in the low single digits across the county, dropping as low as 3 degrees in areas such as Sevenoaks by Friday.



Kent temperatures are set to sit in the low single digits by the end of the week
Kent temperatures are set to sit in the low single digits by the end of the week

These already low temperatures are predicted to feel even colder, with current Met Office predictions claiming areas such as Ashford and Tunbridge Wells will feel closer to 0C and below.



The low temperatures are expected to feel even colder, feeling below freezing in certain parts of Kent
The low temperatures are expected to feel even colder, feeling below freezing in certain parts of Kent

South east forecast

Today is set to be a brighter and sunnier day as the strong winds start to slow down, temperatures will only rise as high as 7C however.

There is a chance of some rain shower this afternoon and into the evening as the sky clouds over.

It will then remain cloudy into tonight, with light rain and drizzle at times.

Light winds are expected to grow stronger in certain areas and temperatures as low as 2C.

Tuesday will remain cloudy with outbreaks of light rain, with some gusty winds in more exposed parts or the county and temperatures reaching 12C.

Then for the rest of the week, things will remain cloudy with outbreaks of rain over Wednesday and Thursday.

Winds will then pick up alongside squally rain later Thursday, bringing with it colder air and a risk of isolated showers.

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