FORECASTERS say there is a chance of snow falling in Oxford this week as temperatures plummet.

According to the Met Office there is a 40 per cent chance of snow falling from the skies at 9am on Thursday, this week.

Temperatures are expected to fall a couple of degrees lower, to about 7.

Between 2pm and 4pm today it is expected to be the warmest temperature of the week, with highs of 11 degrees. 

However, the chances of snow settling on Thursday are pretty low.

The city has also had predictions of light showers in the early hours and later on in the day.

At 6am there is a 40 per cent chance of light rain, the sun will then rise about an hour later and then at midday it will rain again.