Drivers could be faced with pay-per-mile road charging and other fresh levies to plug a £40 billion financial black hole caused by the mass advent of electric cars, which are currently exempt from road tax and generate no fuel duty revenue.
Through the weekend and into next week it looks like heavy rain at times and strong winds, it stays wet and windy until the end of Wednesday.
Then comes the cold with temperatures are set to sink below freezing in Scotland by the middle of the month.
That means odds on a white Christmas are sure to be slashed with conditions set to get much worse in 2020.
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Thousands of drivers could find themselves stuck with a hefty fine if they fail to declare medical conditions to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
Whilst some conditions are more of a given, such as epilepsy and heart conditions, others are rather less obvious.
Eating disorders and Déjà vu also make the list of illnesses that should be declared to avoid being slapped with a £1,000 fine.