SNOW will fall and temperatures will plunge below freezing today, only a few days after a heatwave hit Swindon last week.

It briefly snowed at midday before the sun broke through the clouds.

The skies will be mostly clear with a few light showers later this afternoon.

Here is your hour-by-hour guide for the weather in the Swindon area today: 

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Tuesday, April 6

12pm - 5C snow

1pm - 5C cloudy

2pm - 4C light shower

3pm - 5C light shower

4pm - 4C overcast

5pm - 4C light shower

6pm - 4C sunny intervals

7pm - 3C sunny

8pm - 2C clear

9pm - 1C clear

10pm - 1C clear

11pm - 0C clear

Midnight - -1C clear

Temperatures will drop as low as -2C in the early hours of Wednesday and it's expected to get warmer through the week.

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