Coldest March in 50 years: Spring arrives with temperatures up to 20C lower than last year

Desert Gypsy's picture, Tom Perry


Today: A snowplough clears the A66 near Bowes


Britain is in the clutches of what is expected to be the coldest March in 50 years.

Forecasters said bitter weather showed no signs of letting up for the next ­fortnight and this month was a stark contrast to last year when temperatures were 20C higher on average.


Mirror News