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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Freezing temperatures: Sea frozen as cold weather grips Britain

Freezing temperatures: Sea frozen as cold weather grips Britain

http://www.telegraph.co.uk
07 Jan 2009

The cold weather snap across Britain plunged to new temperature lows causing the sea to freeze in Dorset and bringing chaos to the roads.

The sub-zero temperatures have frozen the sea at Poole Harbour in Sandbanks, Dorset, with ice reaching 20 yards from the shoreline.

Southern England, normally immune to the worst of the weather, was gripped by conditions colder than parts of Iceland and Greenland overnight as temperatures fell close to -12 Celsius (10.4 Farenheit)

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