Snow and Freezing Rain

Winter landscape on a sunset. Mountains Carpathians, Ukraine

Last week, large parts of the south west were affected by freezing rain. Geoff Jenkin’s youtube video explains how you can create supercooled water at home.

As large swathes of the country are affected by snow, the question of how long it will last and whether we’ll get a white Christmas becomes important – and a great way to revise some weather processes.

Have a look at our resource investigating what weather conditions are required for snow, with some ideas for classroom activities Will it Snow?. You may also like to read the Dreaming of a White Christmas article on theWeather Club site.

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Photo credit: Lucy Cunningham

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