There will be a phenomena across the UK today which we don't experience very often...ice!
Yes, I know, you see ice on the roads and pavements after a cold winters night, but it's not often that we find it falling from the sky.
To imagine it is falling all the way as
It's interesting to see how the JMA model is now handling the forecast for February.
Here's the JMA 500mb anomalies. Notice the low heights over the south of the Uk with the high heights to the north. This suggests a tendency towards a cool, east to northeast flow with lower pressure