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Met Office issues statement after reports of snow in forecast

The Met Office has issued a statement in response to reports of potential snowfall coming to the UK in the coming weeks.

Forecasters have said we are now heading for a period where there will be a noticeable change in the weather.

And they have said there is a ‘real chance’ of some snow fall, Birmingham Live reports.

Senior meteorologist at the Met Office Greg Dewhurst said: “We’re now entering the time of the year when the change in conditions becomes really noticeable.

“As we enter October it certainly will get colder. Although snow is not forecast imminently, there is always a real chance in the weeks ahead. It is not uncommon at this time of the year.

“We have already seen snow in Scotland, and we could see some in other parts of the UK further down the line.”

The Met Office’s Aidan Givern added: “With Atlantic weather now in charge, we can expect very changeable weather through the week. There’ll be wind and rain, but also showery and sunnier periods at times.”

Despite the statement, there will be no snow in Nottingham imminently according to the forecast.

The weather for this weekend is a washout – with heavy rain forecast on Saturday night.

Sunday, meanwhile, will be sunny with cloudy spells, and the same again through next week.

The Met Office has also warned about the potential for Hurricane Sam to hit the UK next week, as temperatures look set to dip and rain and wind look more and more likely.