Some parts of the British Isles have seen an upgrade if you are looking for a white Christmas. Northern cities have seen the biggest increase, with a 25% increase in recent hours. Go to the page for your area by using the interactive map below.
What is known in weather terms as a polar maritime flow, is possible between Christmas Eve and Boxing day, bringing a risk of wintry showers to low lying parts of Northern England, North Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, with significant falls of more than 5cm to higher ground. There may also be some transient snow to hills further South, however this mainly restricted to the hills above 200 metres of elevation.