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Talking Uk xmas snow report

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Well its snowing in Hull and we got put on amber alert at work today for xmas week.lots of antifreeze ,screen wash,batterys and dee ice got deliverd to the workshops.
So if the past years are out to go buy it will be sunny and warm

How are the rest of you doing for snow?


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Nothing much over here in Chester at the moment. Flippin' cold though... Brrrrrr!
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Snowed a bit on the way in from Heathslow, and again in Greenwich as we headed down to Ebbsfleet.

Got to Paris, and it's snowing like a mother out - temp is just hovering around freezing, so it's not really piling up on the streets. Lots of grit trucks out, but even so, I'm glad I'm within walking distance of the office!



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Currently dry in central London, hopefully I wont be stuck at work!
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Been snowing since early this morning in Paris, starting to wonder if I'm going to make it back to the UK as planned on Saturday morning!



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Been snowing since early this morning in Paris, starting to wonder if I'm going to make it back to the UK as planned on Saturday morning!
Any pix of the Eifeel Tower that is covered in snow (at least partially)?

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Any pix of the Eifeel Tower that is covered in snow (at least partially)?

Wife and I are talking about wandering down that way, I was stuck up in LaDefense for meetings yesterday, so way wrong side of town for the tower.



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Hmm, may have more of a chance than I expected!

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Eurostar has cancelled all services on Saturday morning 19 December before 12 noon because of severe weather conditions. People who have booked a journey for Saturday morning are advised not to travel. The rest of the day and into Sunday Eurostar services will be severely disrupted as well. We strongly recommend that travellers whose journey is not essential change their tickets for travel on a later date or have their tickets refunded. Eurostar services should be back to normal on Monday.





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Bloody hell car doors are frozen shut this morn must of been cold last night.
The slk looks snug under its cover in the garage though!!
Off to work now to see how many more ambulances have been crashed overnight so far we are up to 7 in 48hrs!!!!!!!!!!


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Well, at least the wifey and I were not with the 2,000 folks trapped on the 5 Eurostars that died last night.

I can think of worse places to be trapped than Paris at Christmas time - wifes already out shopping at the fetes noel ;-)
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SATURDAY 19 DECEMBER 2009 11:00 (GMT) Eurostar has confirmed that it has cancelled all services today because of continuing severe weather conditions in northern France. We strongly recommend that travellers whose journeys are not essential change their tickets for travel on a later date or have their tickets refunded. We will provide an update on Eurostar services for tomorrow (20/12/09) by 16.00 hours this afternoon on www.eurostar.com


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this is a webcam of the last 24 hours picture of the Eiffel tower, have a look to the one week film . . .

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17 inches since last night here in Md. and more on the way. Very unusual for this place. A truly white Christmas!
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Here's the webcam picture from my driveway, here in MD.
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wifes already out shopping at the fetes noel ;-)
I can smell the plastic burning all the way over here!!!
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We travelled back from Yorkshire this morning (not in the SLK) and it was snowing quite well on the M62/M60, but pretty well still clear when we got home around lunchtime.
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