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ground frost

n
(Physical Geography) the condition resulting from a temperature reading of 0°C or below on a thermometer in contact with a grass surface
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As a polar air mass blasted Ireland towards the end of the month, ground frost was widely reported.
Yesterday, ground frost occurred at isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh", the IMD stated.
Forecasters predict snow is more likely to hit across higher ground, but many places could wake up to ground frost throughout the week.
The Met Office said that the average number of days of seeing a ground frost in Wales in November is around 10 to 15.
Even the early morning ground frost and the chilling icy wind did little to hinder the enthusiasm towards celebrating the life of 'one of the best' canal anglers in the country, Dave Massey.
Huddersfield weather expert Paul Stevens said it could be quite chilly first thing on Thursday with temperatures dipping possibly to 1degC and the chance of ground frost. So far temperatures in Huddersfield have not fallen below 5degC this autumn.
Ground frost occurs when the temperature of the soil falls below 0C.
Forecasters are predicting an unusually chilly night with temperatures in some spots dipping to 3C - almost enough to cause a ground frost - and those temperatures will struggle to recover on Wednesday, with a maximum of 13-14C forecast in Newcastle city centre.
"With clear skies at night, light winds and a cool north-easterly airflow, there is still a risk of ground frost next week."
During the cold weather this winter someone asked me what the difference is between ground frost and air frost.