Will this year be a white Christmas? We ask the expert

Prof Lizzie Kendon from the Met Office speculates on whether snow will fall on Christmas Day

Seeing streets lined with fluffy white snow on 25 December was already a rarity. So in a year that saw extreme weather catastrophes (from wildfires in Canada to severe floods across Europe), what is the future for Britain’s white Christmases? I asked Prof Lizzie Kendon from the Met Office.

I normally start these interviews with some weather-based chitchat, but I guess it doesn’t have the same effect with someone from the Met Office.
Actually, we’re all quite enthused about the weather, though some people get more talk than they bargained for.

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