It’s the stuff Christmas dreams are made of.
Odds have been slashed on a White Christmas as some forecasters predict Britain is set for its coldest winter in five years.
According the Met Office, the last official White Christmas was in 2010 - when it recorded snow on the ground at 83 per cent of its weather stations, the highest amount ever recorded.
William Hill is currently offering odds of just 3-1 on a White Christmas in Leeds.
AccuWeather forecaster Tyler Roys said: “We’ll see full-on cold spells. Northern England faces colder than normal period, some of which could affect southern England. And Scotland is forecast a colder than normal winter too.
“Given recent winters’ minimum temperatures of -8C to -21C, lows of that level are possible this winter.”
Last week we reported on predictions of months of heavy snow and the worst winter in half a century.