... say forecasters after jet stream which brings us mild air dips down to Africa
The UK could face biting winds and flurries of snow for another month, as the cold conditions show no signs of relenting in time for the Easter weekend - and are predicted to stick around for much of April.
And the root of the delay in the Spring weather is a jet stream, a high altitude belt of wind, which normally brings milder weather.
The jet stream has been pushed to an unusually southerly location, and is currently flowing around the north of Africa.
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