BRITAIN is facing a bitter weekend as an icy polar blast sends temperatures plummeting across the country.
Freezing fog and thick frosts are on the cards but one silver lining is that it’s likely to remain dry for most of the country over the coming days.
There will be light winds with plenty of sunshine once the fog clears, though it will remain cloudy and dull in the south east.
The cold weather comes as odds tumbled on a White Christmas across northern England and parts of Scotland this year.
Bookies are saying Edinburgh and Newcastle are the most likely cities to experience snow on December 25.
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