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Britain may have been repeatedly battered (kind of) with snow over the last month, but we're apparently no better at dealing with it.
Just a few weeks on from the legendary snowmaggedon, aka the Beast from the East, a mini version has hit our shores ounce again.
The second-highest level of warning was imposed as the Met Office predicted up to 10cm of snow for parts of the country over the weekend, with 15cm potentially falling on higher ground.
Helen Roberts, a senior forecaster, told The Independent:
We have a return of the easterly winds that brought the very cold snap earlier in the month.It’s looking very notable for this time of the year. It’s exceptionally cold.
We have a return of the easterly winds that brought the very cold snap earlier in the month.
It’s looking very notable for this time of the year. It’s exceptionally cold.
SOMEONE EXPLAIN HOW YESTERDAY WAS THE HOTTEST DAY OF THE YEAR SO FAR AND NOW IM COVERED IN SNOW — Theo (@Theo)
I like a bit of snow. In mid December on a Sunday when I've nothing to do but walk to church and decorate the Chris… https://t.co/9Ul9neBAKE — Essex do-gooder Oldbird 🇪🇺 💙💙💙 (@Essex do-gooder Oldbird 🇪🇺 💙💙💙)
Actual representation of me #uksnow https://t.co/zY6jdjJvNQ — Jess✨ (@Jess✨)
Wait what, it’s snowed again in the UK... I thought we were done with snow for the year? 😅 — Ali-A (@Ali-A)
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My face when I looked out of the window this morning ❄️ #uksnow AGAIN! #BeastFromTheEast2 https://t.co/wotXKRdmw6 — Kelly Florentia (@Kelly Florentia)
Welcome back snow, you persistent prick. — Danny Hatchard (@Danny Hatchard)
Snow 2: the Snowquel — lex croucher ⚔️ isn’t here (@lex croucher ⚔️ isn’t here)
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