A weather warning has gone out to West Sussex.
MET Eireann has issued a wind warning for six counties for Wednesday and Thursday as the cold snap continues.
A Status Yellow Wind Warning is also in place for the west with southwest winds veering west to northwest with mean speeds of 45 to 65km/h will gust up to 85km/h.
It will end at 10pm on Thursday, December 14.
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Winds will be strongest in the western areas.
The cold weather has already resulted in hundreds of schools in Gloucestershire, Shropshire and parts of Wales being closed for the day, as well as the cancellation of flights and trains services. The rainfall will be widespread, with some falling as hail or sleet. Colder on Friday and Saturday although showers becoming confined to windward coasts. Maximum temperatures of only 4 or 5 degrees Celsius generally, but 7 or 8 degrees Celsius along southern fringes. There will be some clear spells, but scattered showers also, some wintry, especially over high ground and there is also a risk of thunder.
Temperatures will reach a minimum off 0C to 4C, with slight frost in some areas.
A lot of Ulster will experience sleety showers and there will be a risk of thundery showers. However, it added: "A mixture of rain and sleet is most likely". "Minimum temperatures of 1C to 5C, coldest across the midlands, north and east".