After one of the mildest Christmas periods in years, the country is bracing itself for a cold snap
which will see temperatures plummet.
Summary: Weather forecasters say Britain is not set for a seven-day cold snap from the weekend with snow despite reports of a cold snap
Matt Dobson, a forecaster with Meteogroup UK, the weather division of the Press Association, said: "There will be a cold snap
, but it will be over by Wednesday, when it will become milder and wetter.
This event triggered a cold snap
known as the Little Ice Age.
Some tropical and semitropical plants that thrive in controlled environments often perish in a cold snap
Ahead of a cold snap
on Friday, gales and heavy rain could bring more misery to areas already hit by flooding.
Angelenos hit with blustery gusts and a cold snap
Wednesday can expect to warm up today.
Thacher said a cold snap
can turn an orange, for example, into mush inside.
A cold snap
that has numbed the region at night, breaking records in Woodland Hills, Chatsworth and Lancaster, is expected to continue at least through the weekend, forecasters said Monday.
Amid rows of bare-root roses at Green Thumb, Murphy said she worries what a cold snap
would do to her 30 bushes.