- UK weather: Britain battered by snow, sleet and gale-force winds as drivers told to prepare for treacherous conditions
After basking in glorious sunshine throughout recent weeks, the country is now bracing itself for a spell of wintry weather as spring looks to be put on hold.
In Northern Ireland last night, the mercury dropped to a face-numbing -8C (17.6F), making it one of the coldest April nights on record.
And experts warned the bad weather will last into next month, meaning those hoping to enjoy a spot of sunshine on the May bank holiday weekend will be disappointed.
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