Portsmouth endures freezing temperatures through the night

THE SOUTH of England endured temperatures below freezing last night and forecasters are predicting another a similar night ahead.

Wednesday, 30th November 2016, 8:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:35 pm
Freezing temperatures hit Portsmouth last night: Peter Cripps

Last night was the coldest night of the winter so far, with temperatures dropping to as low as -7C in the Midlands and -2C in London.

With winter finally creeping upon us, the Met Office predict that Portsmouth will drop to -1C in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Although the sun will be shining for the majority of Wednesday, temperatures will not exceed 6C.

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And despite forecasters saying snow in some northern parts of the UK may be likely at the start of December, the chances of a white blanket falling over Portsmouth are slim.