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Snow at Barr Beacon in the West Midlands (SWNS)
Snow at Barr Beacon in the West Midlands (SWNS)

Power cuts and road closures as a white Easter looms

22 March 2013

Freezing cold weather and snow continued to affect Britain as forecasters predict it could be the coldest March in 50 years. Thousands of homes are without power but huge snowdrifts are preventing energy companies from restoring power in some areas. Black ice is also threatening commuters as they attempt to work around impassable roads. Click here to get the latest weather forecast for your area.