Starting at dawn on February 22, heavy snowfall is expected to cause travel delays, school closures, and put emergency services under strain.
An uptick in northerly and easterly winds brings arctic conditions to the UK, marking one of the most extensive snowfalls in recent history.
On February 12, Dubai swapped its scorching heat for a chilling hailstorm, with streets covered in golf ball-sized hailstones.
Temperatures plummeted to 7.6°C, a rare occurrence for the United Arab Emirates.
Meteorologists link these unexpected events to sudden changes in weather patterns, including gusts of Shamal wind.