The Beast from the East: One year on from the freak snowstorm that brought the South to a standstill

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This time last year was the renowned Beast from the East, which saw most of the UK, including the south of England and the midlands, hit by below freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall, bringing with it the kind of weather we hadn’t seen for decades.

Here we take a look back at this time last year in comparison to the current weather - and the iconic images which show what happened when the Beast from the East hit the UK.

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