Britain’s bizarre week of weather that’s included sunshine, thunderstorms, torrential rain, lightening continued yesterday morning when the West Midlands woke up to a covering of snow. Residents in Walsall were left bemused after they woke up to find a layer of white covering their street following a freak summer storm, prompting the council to write on its website: ’snow in June? Surely not.’ Elsewhere, locals in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, were trying to make the most of the floods, with one man spotted relaxing on a pumped-up inflatable in the middle of a pool of dirty rain water, while wearing sunglasses, a hat, a t-shirt, shorts and pair of Nike flip-flops. Videos shared on social media have revealed the extent of flooding in some areas on Wednesday night, while pictures have also emerged of a stranded vehicle stuck in a pool of water near Birmingham today. Meanwhile, Natural Resources Wales tweeted on Wednesday evening that it had sent officers to the village of Pentre in the Rhondda Valley after thunderstorms caused surface water flooding in many areas. Almost 200 properties were flooded overnight in parts of South Wales, with Pentre being the worst hit – four months after it was hit twice by flooding… Read full this story
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What IS going on with the weather? UK hit with SNOW in the West Midlands after three days of thunderstorms, lightning and floods (but don't worry, a heatwave is on the way from next week) have 377 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at June 18, 2020. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.