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Contact: Catherine Beswick
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK)

Widespread Snowfall in the UK in December 2010

Caption: The satellite image shows widespread snowfall in the UK in December 2010. Other areas in Europe experienced relatively warm and wet conditions at this time, despite a weak inflow of air coming from the Atlantic (negative North Atlantic Oscillation).

Credit: NASA / Jeff Schmaltz

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