UK weather Britain set to be warmer than Athens and Madrid as

first_imgAfter temperatures plummeted to below freezing last week, it looked like Britain was on course for a white Christmas.But this week, the country is expecting unseasonable weather – making some parts warmer than Madrid or Athens.  Tuesday is set to be dull and overcast with areas of fog during the morning lifting to low cloud through the day. Meanwhile Wednesday is due to be windy, but largely dull and overcast, with further outbreaks of rain in the north and drier weather in the south, according to Meteogroup UK.  Frosty morning in north London, December 5 2016 But forecasters say the warm weather will bring heavy rain and high wind speeds in the west, while the rest of the country will also see some light rain.  Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Incoming cloud is due to trap warmth and temperatures are expected to rise to 15C in some parts  a massive leap from the -9.7C recorded last week. The UK average for December last year was just over 5C in the south and 3C in the north.  A frosty start to the week in north London, but the cold will give way to warmer conditions this weekCredit:REX Temperatures dropped to minus 9 C in some parts last week Temperatures dropped to minus 9 C in some parts last weeklast_img read more