It's about to get a whole lot colder- and the Met Office say it could be a '˜real shock to the system'

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Wednesday, 24th October 2018, 1:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th October 2018, 1:28 pm

The Met Office say temperatures are set to plummet this week- and it could be a ‘real shock to the system’ for some .

Met Office presenter Aidan McGivern said this morning (Wednesday, Thursday 24): “The weather is expected to turn much colder later this week and into the weekend. It will be a real shock to the system.”

A cold front is expected to make its way down to the UK from the Arctic on Friday, bringing icy winds and frosty starts.

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Met Office present Aidan McGivern has warned of a shock to the system.
Met Office present Aidan McGivern has warned of a shock to the system.

Into the following week, the forecast becomes more uncertain, but it may be drier and more settled to begin the week, before a return of wet and windy weather.

It looks to be staying generally on the cold side, with further overnight frost.