Wales has seen a very chilly start in January and snow has already fallen in some parts of the country.
Hail, snow and “scattered chilly winds” lashed parts of the country earlier this week, and cold weather returned on Friday.
Weather warnings are in place for parts of Wales and temperatures are set to drop again.
The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for snow in parts of south and central Wales on Friday, with icy patches likely to form on roads and sidewalks for “potentially difficult conditions”.
The Met Office forecast for Wales reads: “Cold through Friday evening, getting light and wet on Saturday. Friday’s rain is fading into the evening and the winds are decreasing.
“A frost and some snow is developing early into the night, but the clouds are getting lighter from the west as the rain spreads to the east and the winds pick up again.”
But where is the snow expected? here is yours hour-by-hour forecast As Wells prepares for a cold snap.
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Friday, 6 p.m.
Most parts of the country will remain dry and cloudy but there is a possibility of some light rain in the north.
Areas like Caernarfon and St Asaf may receive some rain in the evening.
This cloudy weather will continue over most parts of the country with a maximum of 6 degree Celsius.
In South Wales, areas such as Cardiff and Merther Tydfil are expected to see their lowest temperatures falling around 2-3°C. A similar picture is painted as we move towards 8 pm.
All parts of Wales will remain dry and cloudy till 9 PM on Friday.
The weather in the north will also remain cloudy, especially in areas like Caernarfon.
The highest temperatures are expected in western areas such as Pembrokeshire.
This cloudy weather will continue as we reach by late evening.
There will be heavy rain in most parts of the country till midnight.
Weather maps show a very bleak picture as rain is being seen across Wales.
Parts of North are likely to remain dry and areas like St Asaf will remain cloudy as we enter early morning.
It is in the north where you are likely to see some chilly showers while rain and mountain snow are likely to be seen in the south.
Saturday, 3 a.m.
According to the Meteorological Department, this heavy rain will continue till morning and it is likely to rain till at least 3 am in Wales.
Areas like Wrexham may be lucky enough to see less rain and a period of dry weather during the early hours.
at 6 am
Rain is expected across the country by 6 a.m., as wet weather dominates Wales.
On the positive side, the weather will also be mild as compared to the last few days and areas like Swansea, Carmarthen and Cardigan are likely to see a maximum of 10 degree Celsius.
It is a warm picture for Wales on Saturday morning, with temperatures also expected to reach between 8°C and 9°C in areas of South Wales.
After heavy rain, it is likely to continue till morning. It will continue till noon, though it should subside slightly by 3 PM.
As we move into the evening, we will see light showers across the country in the afternoon before witnessing dry weather.
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