Long range forecaster James Madden from Exacta Weather...expects "December, January and February to experience below average temperatures, with the heaviest snowfalls occurring within the time frame of November to January across many parts of the UK".
Should us weather obsessed Brits be worried? Well yes, to be honest. This ex-hurricane is potent and currently blowing gusts of 60-70mph over Scotland and North Wales, stronger winds have been measured over exposed hills.
What may be less well-known is that each region of the world has their own list of names for hurricanes and tropical storms which crop up in that area; and it's interesting to see how the names chosen reflect the cultures of the areas in which they fall.
We all enjoy a sunny day or a good summer holiday but the sun's rays can be very damaging and children are particularly susceptible to the harmful effects of the sun.