Sleet and wintry weather has been forecast across Berkshire as soon as next week, according to BBC Weather.
The latest forecast for key areas such as Reading, Bracknell, Windsor and Wokingham says that sleet could be expected as soon as next Friday (November 26).
Temperatures are set to plummet into the single figures over the next few days as winter begins to set in across the region, bringing with it the increased chance of wintry weather.
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In Berkshire, some sleet is forecast on Friday and Saturday (November 26 and 27) in the early hours of the morning, but this will also be accompanied by some rainfall.
The BBC Weather forecast is backed up by the Met Office, which has issued its broad, long-range forecast for next week that mentions a “slight chance of some wintry weather” in the south.
The Met Office forecast says in part: “Strong winds are possible across the north, especially around coasts. Further south, it is likely to remain somewhat drier with fewer showers, but there is even a slight chance of some wintry weather here.
“At points when winds ease any clearer and calmer conditions that prevail will lead to some cold nights with frost and fog.”
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From Monday (November 22) onwards, people across Berkshire can expect chilly temperatures accompanied by cloudy skies and patches of sunshine.
There is not much rain forecast throughout the week, aside from alongside the potential wintry showers that could hit at the start of the weekend.
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