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Tag Archives: winter 1947
How the freeze of 1947 gave Liverpool FC a warm glow
The February of 1947 was the coldest on record in the UK since 1910. Between January and March 1947, there were 55 consecutive days with snow falling somewhere in the UK. The impacts on post-war Britain were enormous. Mark Platt … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Liverpool, Liverpool FC, snow, Soccer, Winter, winter 1947 Comments Off on How the freeze of 1947 gave Liverpool FC a warm glow
Life and death and community: farming and the 1947 winter
At times the weather can be challenging for everyone, but farmers are always on the front line. That was certainly the case 70 years ago in 1947 with the coldest February on record going back to 1910. In a guest … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged agriculture, farming, February, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, National Farmers Union, snow, weather, winter 1947 1 Comment