UK: Snow And Gales Cause Power Cuts And Gridlock

Snow And Gales Cause Power Cuts And Gridlock

http://news.sky.com
April 04, 2012

Tens of thousands of homes have been left without power and thousands of drivers experienced long delays as snow, ice and strong winds hit the North East.

The wintry weather has brought down hundreds of power cables across northern England since the bad weather arrived on Tuesday afternoon, affecting around 90,000 homes.

Between six and eight inches of snow fell in high parts of the Peak District, Pennines and Cumbria overnight, as blizzard conditions spread south from Scotland.

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Snow Is Moving South After Hitting Scotland

http://news.sky.com
April 03, 2012

Snow is predicted to fall in northern England and Ireland and possibly in the Midlands and Wales, after around eight inches (19cm) came down across parts of Scotland.

Temperatures are set to plummet to as low as -5C tonight north of the border, as the big chill moves south, following one of the warmest-ever Marchs.

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