30th March - Today's News: BST (Bl**dy Silly Time) is Bad for the Health!
Looks like this morning we saw the British date record for lowest temperature fall, though we'll need to wait till all data is in to know the exact figure. Even in my garden it was down to -3.5c - which compares with a minimum in the whole of January and February of -3.6c. And there are a few snow showers around in the east again - as well as deep drifts remaining in many parts. So definitely looks like being one of our coldest Easters.
In Wales, major roads all reopen following snow
But you think the weather's bad here? This man is trapped by a wall of snow in his own house in Ukraine
But whilst freezing cold March sets records across Europe, it's a different story in SE Asia where in Viet Nam, early hot weather covers north region and Thailand engulfed in heatwave as temperatures soar to 41 degrees
And more evidence that bloody silly time is a bad idea: change of clocks in spring linked to a host of ills