Scots could see snow fall this week, as weather maps show a frosty flurry heading towards the country.

Data from WXCharts indicates a snow front is to arrive from the north on Friday, November 24. Its advanced forecasting model shows this front moving east with parts of the country to see snowfall until Sunday, November 26.

Data shows this snowfall will be concentrated mostly in the north, with up to 2cm per hour predicted to fall over the the Highlands. This will ease by the end of the weekend, but a more widespread front is predicted next week.

A front of snow is predicted to stretch across the north half of the country and spread in part to the southwest on Wednesday, November 29. A slightly higher fall of 2 to 3cm peer hour is set to fall at this time.

WXChart showing snow fall
Weather maps show the first snow front arriving this Friday

Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden said "one to two" wintry blasts could be on the cards towards the end of November and start of December. As reported by the Mirror, he said: "The worst hit areas also look likely to be across the northern half of the country for this period and this does also include snow to lower levels in these parts too.

Weather map indicating snow
A more widespread front is predicted for next Thursday

"However, as we get nearer the time, it is now also becoming increasingly likely that we will see some of this snow reaching some much lower levels of the country, and even parts as far south as the Midlands, Central/Southern England will be brought into the mix for snow within this period too."

The Met Office meanwhile has said there’s a possibility of "showers of a wintry flavour". Speaking of the forecast for the coming weeks meteorologist Greg Dewhurst said bitter northerly wind will cause much colder conditions and the first significant snow flurries of this winter.

He said that through the second half of next week - typically across the northern half of the UK - some sleet and snow showers are possible before things get increasingly bitter. He said: "There are signs that, as we head towards the end of next week into the weekend, we could see some wintry showers to kick off in the northern half of the UK as winds turn a bit more northerly for a time."

In its long range forecast for early December the Met Office said conditions would be 'predominantly changeable' and added: "As is normal in December, occasional frost and wintry showers are likely at times."

Monday's Met Office forecast is set to be a mixture of clouds and clear skies across Scotland with particularly high winds. Tuesday is to be a bright day with spells of sunshine for most of the country.

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