PULL on your bed socks and unfold your warmest pyjamas – it’s set to get even colder!
Temperatures in Hampshire could plummet to a record-breaking -12C (10F) or lower tonight as the big chill continues to tighten its grip on the county.
Forecasters warned that more snow and a severe frost are yet to come as the icy Siberian blast continues to freeze the UK.
Met Office forecaster John Hammond said: “There is the snow covering, light chilly winds and clear skies. This combination is like a giant fridge. You leave it and it just gets colder and colder
“These could be some record-breaking temperatures the south is about to see.”
Hampshire was yesterday dusted with flurries of snow as the county suffered one of the coldest starts to December in more than two decades.
Weather experts said that the county failed to get out of sub-zero temperatures all day, while shops have been cleared of warm clothes like pyjamas, thermals, bed socks and tights.
A lingerie assistant at Marks & Spencer, in Hedge End, said: “People have been going mad for thermal underwear, big socks and opaque tights and now we’ve hardly got any left. What we have got
is swinging in the wind and we can’t reorder thermals because the warehouse has run out.”
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