Britain braced for snow drifts in coldest March weekend for 50 years
March 25, 2013
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22 Mar 2013
Britain is braced for blizzards, gales, snow drifts and floods ahead of one of the coldest March weekends in 50 years.
Thousands of gritters and snow ploughs are moving in to keep roads clear while airports in the worst- affected areas have snow-clearing teams on standby.
Heavy rain lashed the south-west last night as the Met Office issued an amber alert, warning of flooding and travel disruption.