Sunday, 19 December 2010
The Big Freeze continues
The snow over the weekend continues to cause problems. Temperatures struggled to get above -5C (23F) overnight with lows of -19C (-2F) in parts of Worcestershire and Shropshire.
Meanwhile in Wiltshire, temperatures fell to -8C in Trowbridge and -10C in Westbury overnight Saturday.
Rail travel and flights have been heavily disrupted, whilst many side roads remain hazardous.
For more details about the impacts around the country click here
Many people are wondering why it is so cold. Click here for an explanation from a BBC weather forecaster - it's all about the jet stream!
Labels: Frozen Britain Dec 2010, GCSE Gg WJEC from 2009 - Theme 2: Natural Environment, KS3 Gg Wild Weather