North Yorkshire village was coldest spot in UK this weekend

Vehicles are pushed up the Pickering to Whitby road in North Yorkshire at the weekend

Vehicles are pushed up the Pickering to Whitby road in North Yorkshire at the weekend

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Temperatures dropped as low as minus 6C in places as Britain and Yorkshire in particular shivered through a wintry weekend.

Topcliffe in North Yorkshire saw the lowest overnight temperature of minus 6C on Sunday while minus 5.6C was recorded in Benson, in south Oxfordshire.

People pause as they walk up the snow covered mountain Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, Wales

People pause as they walk up the snow covered mountain Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, Wales

This week will see the weather become more unsettled.

Temperatures will rise by Tuesday and could be closer to the average for November or even slightly warmer.

“It will be a bit unsettled with rain and strong winds,” said Billy Payne, a forecaster with MeteoGroup.

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