EMERGENCY services were at full stretch yesterday coping with the devastation caused by a blast of wintry weather that stranded hundreds of motorists, cut power to thousands and brought havoc to shipping.
At least one person died as a result of the weather that brought sub-zero temperatures, gales and blizzards across large parts of Britain. ... More than 45,000 homes were without electricity in the northeast, Yorkshire and Lincoln-shire following strong winds on Friday, although by last night fewer than 1,000 were still in darkness.
Coastguards were involved in three shipping dramas hundreds of miles apart.
- THERE IS NO GLOBAL WARMING.
- EUROPE IS HAVING IT'S WORST WINTER IN 50 YEARS.
- ASIA IS HAVING ITS WORST IN 100 YEARS.