Flights Delayed After Snow In London

Flights Delayed After Snow In London

http://news.sky.com
05 December 2012

Flights are delayed and train services cancelled after snowfall across the south east of England.

A dusting of snow across the South East has caused transport chaos, temporarily closing a major airport and delaying road and rail journeys.

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Hundreds of flights cancelled at Heathrow as snow and freezing fog forecast to hit Britain

Hundreds of flights cancelled at Heathrow as snow and freezing fog forecast to hit Britain

http://www.telegraph.co.uk
February 4, 2012

Travellers face transport chaos on Sunday as a third of flights from Heathrow Airport are cancelled amid forecasts of heavy snow, and freezing conditions create dangerous driving conditions.

The moves comes as forecasters predicted up to six inches of snow and ice this weekend with temperatures falling to -12 and windchill making it feel significantly colder.

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UK: Hot it was not… farewell to coldest August for 17 years

Hot it was not… farewell to coldest August for 17 years

http://www.dailymail.co.uk
1st September 2010

It should have been the height of summer, but was notable only for its low temperatures.

The UK has just endured its coldest August for 17 years, which was marked, say forecasters, by a complete absence of ‘hot days’.

The month also saw the lowest single-day August temperature for 23 years, with it falling to 55f (12.8c) in Edgbaston, Birmingham, last Thursday.

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Birmingham suffers coldest August in 23 years – but visitors still flock to city

Birmingham suffers coldest August in 23 years – but visitors still flock to city

http://www.birminghammail.net
Sep 2 2010

BIRMINGHAM was the centre of the coldest August for more than 23 years, it has emerged.

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Britain’s harshest winter in living memory creates record early start for English apples

Record early start for English apples

http://www.internationalsupermarketnews.com
Friday, 24 July 2009

Britain’s harshest winter in living memory followed by a very warm spring have helped create a record for the earliest ever arrival in stores in the UK of English apples. Created in what producers have called near perfect growing conditions, the crop of Discovery apples – traditionally the season’s first – are considered high quality by experts.

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Cold may lead to toad road toll

Cold may lead to toad road toll

http://news.bbc.co.uk
1 April 2009

Wildlife experts are concerned hundreds of toads will die after cold weather prevented their migration.
A road into the Nottinghamshire village of Oxton is closed annually for one month to allow the safe passage of migrating toads.

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Chilliest winter in county for 27 years

Chilliest winter in county for 27 years

http://www.bicesteradvertiser.net
26th February 2009

Oxfordshire suffered its coldest temperature in 27 years, the Met Office revealed today.

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British pensioners receive warmth from Iceland

British pensioners receive warmth from Iceland

http://www.icenews.is
24 January 2009

Icelanders have donated an entire shipping container full of woolly jumpers, socks and blankets to British pensioners, as winter’s chill increases their chances of dying in under-heated homes.

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Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7B

Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7B

http://edition.cnn.com
February 3, 2009

LONDON, England – UK businesses, already hurting from a recession, were counting the cost Monday of the country’s worst snowstorm in almost two decades, as a crippled transport system left commuters stranded, offices semi-deserted and airlines grounded.

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Snow and freezing weather threaten to shut down Britain

Snow and freezing weather threaten to shut down Britain

http://www.telegraph.co.uk
01 Feb 2009

Arctic blizzards are set to cause a national shutdown on Monday as forecasters warn of the most widespread snowfall for almost 20 years.

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