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The Beast from the East

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The Beast from the East

Post by Kitkat on Thu 01 Mar 2018, 14:01

Hoping ye're all keeping warm and safe in this crazy weather! 
First day of Spring, huh? surprised

My immediate surrounding view is very pretty - from this side of the window - and that's where I'm staying! chair
(Not much choice in the matter actually, but thank goodness for online Home Delivery shopping. Very Happy )


Red weather alerts - meaning there is a risk to life - have been issued in south-west England and south Wales, as Storm Emma approaches.

It will meet the "Beast from the East" weather front, which is causing major disruption in northern parts of the UK.
More than 300 people have been stranded on a motorway in Scotland in freezing temperatures - some spending up to 20 hours in their cars.
One man has died in a crash in icy conditions in Berkshire.
Police said the 46-year-old van driver from Southampton died at the scene after the collision with a lorry on the A34 near Tot Hill services, while his passenger suffered life-changing injuries.
National Grid says there may not be enough gas to meet demand on Thursday.
Hundreds of schools are closed in south Wales, southern England and Scotland.

Storm Emma is expected to bring blizzards, biting winds and significant travel disruption to southern, western and central England, parts of Wales and Northern Ireland.
A baby was born in a car in snowy conditions on the A66 at Elton near Stockton shortly after 09:00.
The North East Ambulance Service said the mother and newborn were taken to hospital in Darlington.
This is the third day of disruption caused by heavy snowfall.


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