White Christmas odds are slashed for Manchester after cold snap
Will it snow on Christmas or not - here’s what odds the bookies have put on the weather event following a cold snap?
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The aftermath of Storm Arwen took everyone by surprise, creating winter wonderlands across the whole of the UK.
And bookmakersWilliam Hill have revealed odds for a White Christmas have plummeted to their lowest point since 2017 - the last time the UK saw snow fall on Christmas Day.
The odds for snow on Christmas Day in Manchester are currently 4-1.
The Met Office currently has a forecast of long periods of snowfall, continuing freezing temperatures, and more bracing winds across the UK.
However, there’s a high chance that most of the UK could see more wintry weather between now and Christmas.
Rupert Adams of William Hill said: “It appears that this latest cold snap has arrived right on time and it is part of a bigger narrative which is expected to play out right up until the big day.
“The strongest La Nina weather phenomenon since 2010 should ensure a much colder than normal winter.
“With each passing week, and snow now on the ground, the case for a White Christmas becomes more convincing.”