UK sees snow storms
Posted on: November 30, 2015
Bookies have slashed the odds of a white Christmas following the flurry of snow and bad weather that has swept across Britain over the past two weeks. The first snow of the season arrived on 20 November, with snow showers reported in parts of Scotland, Wales, northern England and the midlands, and snow falling as far south as Kent and Essex. Last weekend storm Clodagh battered Britain and Ireland, with heavy rain and gales of over 70mph causing major disruptions. Now, forecasters are warning of an unsettled few weeks to come, with the Met Office issuing flood warnings for Wales and the north of England, and snow warnings for the north of Britain.
The First Snow of the Season
On 20 November, the first snow of the winter arrived in some parts of the UK. A Met Office spokesman said the snow did not settle in most areas, but in northern and eastern Scotland and north east England up to 4cm of snow settled overnight.
The flurry of snow prompted William Hill to slash the price of a White Christmas, withRead full article