UK Snow

The Life and Times of a Long-time Rep

Francesca Gosling | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Gosling

Standing knee-deep in snow during a 3am blizzard, waiting for an overdue bus and placating a hotel reception-full of grumbling guests, I forced myself to remember what I thought would be so great about working as a winter holiday rep.

A White Bonfire Night? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

Dreaming of a white... Bonfire Night? Residents in Teesdale, County Durham were just some of those who woke up to wintery scenes on Tuesday morning...

UK's 'Weird Weather' To Be Examined By Top Scientists

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

Leading scientists and meteorologists will meet at the Met Office on Tuesday to discuss the UK's unusual weather patterns in recent years. Experts ...

Met Office Holds Emergency Meeting Over Unusual Weather

PA | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK

The Met Office is to hold an emergency meeting of experts to discuss the increasingly unusual weather in the UK, it has been reported. It follows t...

Skiing In June?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

Thought the ski season had long finished? Think again. The Swiss ski resort of Verbier is set to reopen its lifts on Saturday (June 1) after unseas...

LOOK: Snow and High Winds Hit South West

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Snow and high winds have hit the south west of England as spring and summer continue to show little interest in reaching the UK. Forecasters predic...

It's May, Must Be Time For Snow

PA | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

Snow is expected to fall across high regions in Wales and Scotland on Tuesday, according to weather forecasters. The cold temperatures and heavy ra...

10 Of The Best Hiking Routes Across Europe

Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Maybe you enjoy the thrill of great heights, perhaps it’s the spectacular views, or even the challenge of an arduous hike? Whatever the reason for ...

NSPCC/Tait/Everest 2013 - Dispatch 11

David Tait | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK
David Tait

My name is David Tait - I'm an NSPCC Trustee and 'charity mountaineer' having now successfully climbed Mount Everest four times - in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. I climb to raise both awareness and money for the many violated kids - one of whom was I.

Festival Review - Snowbombing 2013

Carly Wilford | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Taking festivals to a completely different altitude, Snowbombing is Austria's answer to your most hardcore lads holiday frantically shaken with the best bits of summer's hottest festivals.

PICS: This Is What Snow Looks Like As It Falls In Mid-Air

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Tech

An astonishingly precise high-speed camera has revealed what snow looks like as it falls. A novel three-camera system developed at the University o...

Warmer Weather On The Way

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Spring will wing its way into our lives this week, with Britain set to say goodbye to the last of the wintry showers which on Tuesday left snow in the...

More Than 3000 Animal Carcasses Found After March Blizzards

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

The carcasses of more than 3,000 farm animals which died when a blizzard engulfed Northern Ireland have so far been collected in a state funded dispos...

Twits Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Comedy

It has been, we think you'll agree, something of a bleak week. No hilarious Pope stories. No unexpected horsemeat discoveries. Instead, it's been...

Forecasters Say Spring Weather Could Finally Arrive This Weekend

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Long-awaited spring weather is finally expected to arrive this weekend with temperatures set to return to normal, following the coldest March in more ...

It's Official...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK

You may have already had a sneaking suspicion but the Met Office has confirmed that this is indeed the coldest Easter since records began. Braemar,...

Come Back Jet Stream - All Is Forgiven!

Clare Nasir | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK
Clare Nasir

The jet stream had taken a vacation, migrated south for the winter leaving the UK at the mercy of a relentless icy blast. It's times like this when I realise the immense impact this ribbon of strong upper winds has on our weather - although through the past few years we have cursed it.

The Coldest March In 50 Years (PICTURES)

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK

This March is set to be the coldest in the UK since 1962, weather experts have finally confirmed. Statistics from the Met Office showed that from M...

Twits Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Comedy

As we write this, it's Maundy Thursday - the day after Sheffield Wednesday - and as it's Good Friday tomorrow, and thus a bank holiday for all of us (...

WATCH: Now THIS Is A Snowfall

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Think our Spring weather is a bit... inclement? Well, over in Kiev, they've really had to endure a snowpocalypse - as can be seen by the 7ft pile that...

The Big Getaway

PA | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Around 1.7 million Britons will escape the continuing cold to holiday abroad this Easter. Many have snapped up last-minute offers to get away from ...

Britain's Big Freeze Looks Set To Last Until April

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

Britain's freezing weather looks to set to continue over the Easter weekend, with forecasters warning there may be no end in sight until April. Tho...

Bad Weather Sees 'Unprecedented' Calls To Winter Blues Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

A charity that deals with winter-related depression says it has been inundated with inquiries during the appalling weather gripping Britain. The Se...

A Letter of Complaint to Our Spring Season!

Bwoywonder | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Bwoywonder

Dear Spring, I want a refund! Not only have you failed to supply the correct type of weather standard to your time of month, but you somehow gave me that of last season! Snow!

Farmers Fear For Livestock Cut Off By Snow

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

Livestock farmers are becoming increasingly fearful for their livelihoods as the heavy snow and wintry weather threaten their animals. It's believe...