White Christmas

Storm Barbara Promises A Blustery Christmas And Could Even Bring Snow

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

Storm Barbara is promising a blustery Christmas as the festive weekend draws ever closer. The second named storm of the season, Barbara is expected to...

There's Money To Be Made In Betting On A White Christmas This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

There is one week to go until Christmas Day and speculation is growing as to whether snow could fall this year. Although statistically snow has fal...

2016 Could Be The Hottest Year On Record

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK

While everyone is busy worrying about whether there's going to be a white Christmas, the Met Office has revealed some rather more interesting weather ...

That White Christmas Is Inching Ever Closer...

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

With parts of the UK forecasted to receive up to eight inches of snow this weekend, the possibility of a white Christmas is creeping ever closer. ...

Punters Are Betting On A White Christmas...

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

Conforming to [some would say] a cynical belief the run-up to Christmas comes earlier every year, speculation of a "white one" is already rife. Th...

Want A White Christmas In Britain? You'll Need To Go Here..

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Annual disappointment could return this festive season with the Met Office claiming chances of a white Christmas are "unlikely". A small glimmer of...

Warnings As UK To Be Hit By 80mph Icy Blast

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK

Wintry weather will sweep across Britain this week, bringing the potential for travel disruption across the north of the UK. The bout of icy weath...

The Hottest Year On Record - But Could It Still Be A White Christmas?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

2014 is likely to be the hottest year on record both globally and for the UK, experts have said, but that does not rule out the possibility of a white...

Will It Be A White Christmas In 2014?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

Will it be a white Christmas in 2014, with snow falling on December 25th? If the headlines of the Daily Express are to be believed, Santa will be ...

Christmas Time Beside the Seaside

Suzi Dixon | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

Think of Santa, think of the seaside? Most people don't! But Bournemouth residents (buoyed by the council's ambitious plans) enjoy winter as much as our scorching summer, with tonnes of Christmas fun for kids of all ages.

A White Christmas Could Actually Happen This Year

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK

It might feel a long way off in today's wind and rain, but a white Christmas could be a reality this year. Forecasters say that by Christmas Eve, t...

10 Best Cities for Your Shot at a White Christmas

Andrew Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

For some of us it isn't Christmas yet until we've heard Bing croon his way through the nostalgic notes of 'White Christmas' and sung along to the best of our ability. But for others, they want the real deal. They want exactly what Mr Crosby is singing about; glistening treetops and sleigh bells ringing in the snow.

A Jagger, a Wonder or a Sedaka?

David McAlmont | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

The film sidestepped the easy, light viewing sensibility that can bedevil this sort of material, to deliver ninety weighty minutes of insightful statistics, compelling acuity, bitter honesty and some comic relief.

A Wet Christmas, Not A White One As Downpours Bring Flood Misery (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK

Hopes of a white Christmas were washed out today as many Britons awoke to Yuletide flooding. Long downpours continued to bring misery after hundred...

Will We Be Having A Festively White Christmas?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

It's going to be far from a white Christmas this year but very, very wet for the UK, according to forecasters. Weather experts are predicting a del...

Will We See A White Christmas?

Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

Will it be a white Christmas? It's certainly looking possible, as the cold snap sets in. Bookmaker William Hill say Aberdeen is the favourite ...

Snowfall Prompts Flurry Of White Christmas Bets

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

Widespread snow is to fall across England and Scotland on Sunday, as the severe weather continues to plague Britain. Many areas will see up to 3cm ...

Dreaming of a White Christmas?

Endeavour Press | Posted 27.01.2013 | Home
Endeavour Press

But even though we often associate the festive season with sledging and snowball fights, snow at Christmas isn't actually that common. Not in the UK, anyway. Records show that snowflakes have fallen on December 25 around 38 times in Britain over the last half century, but it's rare for us to get a widespread covering of Christmas snow.

This Won't Be Happening

PA | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

It won't be a white Christmas anywhere in the UK, forecasters have said. Not even the peaks of Scottish mountains will see snowfall on Sunday, in a...

There'll Be No Rain Dear This Christmas: Britain's Weather Warms Up

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Have yourself a mild little Christmas, because UK weather looks set to be kind to Britons over the festive period. However there will be no excuse ...

Santa Claus Is Coming To Tan: UK Heads Set For Warmest Christmas Ever

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Tropical breezes from across the Atlantic means Britain won’t be shivering quite so hard on the run up to Christmas, with temperatures as mild as 12...

Snow, Ice And Storms On The Way As Britain's Big Freeze Sets In

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Britain's big freeze is likely to last until Monday with icy conditions and snow adding to the misery. The Met Office has issued severe weather war...

A White Christmas - What Are the Chances?

Clare Nasir | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
Clare Nasir

Back in September, a maverick weather forecaster predicted a big freeze towards the end of the year. Those weather headlines sold newspapers, and in part perhaps that's because a dusting of snow at this time of year fulfills our romantic notion of what Christmas should look like.

Look And Listen: Lady Gaga Releases Surprise Christmas Album

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Style

Lady Gaga yesterday released a surprise festive mini-album for her fans as a Thanksgiving present: A Very Gaga Holiday. The album features four liv...