Freezing temperatures and blanket of snow continue to hold UK in icy grip
Dominic HarrisFreezing temperatures and a blanket of snow will continue their grip on the UK this week - though the nation might at last get a glimpse of the sun.
A layer of snow and icy conditions proved hazardous for motorists yesterday and once again cause disruption on the rail networks and brought hundreds of flights to a halt.
Winter continued to take its toll yesterday. One person was killed in Essex in an accident on the A12 in Essex last night, and drivers are being warned today to take extra care on journeys.
A teenager was left fighting for his life after suffering head injuries in a sledging accident in Middlesbrough and a man was taken to hospital in Kent with broken bones in his face when he was racially attacked after confronting a group of youngsters throwing snowballs at him.
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"Freezing temperatures and blanket of snow continue to hold UK in icy grip", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2013. Consulté le 07/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/freezing-temperatures-and-blanket-of-snow-continue-to-hold-uk-in-icy-grip