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Tag Archives: snow
I apologise up front for the title of this post, but it aptly describes the impact of this snowy spring on Britain’s hill farms. The point of this post is to show the severity of this weather event. As the … Continue reading
The contrast of the current March weather to Spring last year could hardly be a greater swing (Daily Mail: What a difference a year makes: Mother’s Day daffodils delayed by the cold weather…) to the coldest March in 50 years … Continue reading
You might have heard we’ve had a bit of snow in the UK in the last few days. From the Daily Mail, (accompanied by impressive photos) The blockades have closed many roads in the area, while the M6 between Hackthorpe … Continue reading
Last week’s extreme snow accumulation in Japan featured on the Asia pages of the BBC news website. The video report ends by alluding to the ‘Extreme Weather’ mantra “People here are well equipped for dealing with snow, but even they … Continue reading
This is too funny. The Daily Mail reports: Build a snowman by order of the GOVERNMENT! Environment Agency urges homeowners to pile up ice and prevent flooding by delaying thaw Weather forecasters are predicted a sudden thaw when temperatures swing … Continue reading
Layers of volcanic ash on the eroding edges of the icecap of an Icelandic volcano. Does it remind you of something by any chance? Well…?
We’re all cold, it’s wet, and I’m miserable! You probably don’t need to be told this, but May 2012 is ontrack to become the coldest for over three hundred years. It comes “hot” on the tail of the wettest April … Continue reading
Widespread, severe and prolonged cold for the third winter in a row. According to the Met Office it could last a month. We’ve escaped so far – it’s just foggy tonight. While we’ve had plenty of snow and cold in … Continue reading
If you’re shivering again, here’s a little gem. It’s an Oscar-nominated film “Snow” – a ‘thrilling eight-minute montage cut to music’ shot in the UK in 1963 showing the then British Rail grappling with a heavy snowfall (before the now … Continue reading