Come, rain, sunshine, snow or strong gusts of wind, Britain is pretty crap at coping.
So, as St Jude – dubbed 'the Great Storm of 2013', or 'Stormageddon' – causes devastation as it sweeps across Britain, many have reacted sceptically.
While Scandinavia cheerfully copes with adverse weather conditions on a daily basis, hundreds of thousands of homes across the UK have today been left without power, while rush-hour commuters were left stranded this morning as the country collapsed into chaos.
Unimpressed Britons, unsurprisingly, have been left irritated by the "worst storm to hit Britain in five years."
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Weather complaint, tea reference, pets the real victim: 100,000 England points (thanks Adam Clery):
Even our own offices at Huffington Post UK HQ were not left unscathed:
The Daily Mail's readers have typically united as the country is thrown into chaos: