UK weather: High pressure over Scandinavia blamed as temperatures plummet to -8C

Now get set for a deep freeze: High pressure over Scandinavia blamed as temperatures plummet to -8C Sleet, frost and four inches of snow are expected tomorrowCold air from Siberia passing over the North Sea from Scandinavia can pick up moisture, creating snow flurries Wintry conditions are expected to last all month, unleashing sub-zero temperatures, freezing fog and icy 30mph windsOne driver left hanging over stream after his van skidded on iceBookies have slashed the odds on a white ChristmasMet Office admitted it was likely to be colder than average on December 25 Temperatures for the start of the month are 6C colder than usual | UPDATED: 22:48 GMT, 4 December 2012 The big freeze will turn into a deep freeze tomorrow as temperatures hurtle down to -8C (18F) in parts of rural Britain.