How do you cap off weeks of devastating flooding? How about a blast of Arctic air that'll bring you your coldest winter in 58-years? That's exactly what's heading for Britain and it'll hit the UK in just a couple of days. From the Daily Express:
Blistering Polar gales, several feet of snow and near-record low temperatures will grind the country to a standstill until MARCH, forecasters warn.
The first taste of what could be a historic whiteout will arrive THIS WEEKEND as freezing winds drive in from Siberia and the North Pole.
Britain is on alert for the week-long winter blast to unleash widespread heavy snow and -13C (8.6F) temperatures.
The bitter spell is forecast to last through next week bringing harsh frosts, snow and ice across the length and breadth of the UK.
It has sparked warnings to expect chaos on the roads while communities are urged to keep an eye on the elderly and vulnerable.
Flood-hit Scotland is braced for up to two feet of snow to plunge the region into more misery as the mercury nosedives to -10C.
Forecasters warn not to be fooled by a brief mild spell and that a lethal set of freak weather conditions merging to unleash winter CHAOS.
The graphic above indicates that western and central Canada and the American mid-west will also be getting hammered. It looks as though the west coast will be spared.