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This was the snowy scene which greeted residents in Shropshire this morning. (SWNS)

Cold weather and flooding hits parts of UK

It may be mid-May, but that hasn't stopped certain parts of Britain from suffering unseasonably cold conditions. Snow has fallen in Devon and Shropshire, while homeowners in North Yorkshire have suffered flooding due to heavy rain. Forecasters said the conditions were 'quite unusual' for this time of year.