Why do you mock us so...
The day April showers turned Britain white
[...] Yesterday's blizzards were the first significant April snowfalls since 1989.
The contrast with the same day last year, when sun- seekers packed Brighton beach, could not have been more stark. [...]
[...] More snow is expected on Monday, mostly in the North, and showers of snow, sleet and rain will continue until Wednesday.
Tuesday night will be particularly chilly, with widespread overnight lows of minus 5c. [...]
Long winter hampers maple syrup production
Mining the liquid gold flowing from maple trees in parts of Eastern Canada is proving to be a difficult task this year.
A combination of unpredictable weather and heavy snowfall this past winter is causing monumental headaches for maple syrup producers. [...]
Late snowstorm creates havoc
[...] Inside the city, where 10 to 15 centimetres of snow fell Saturday, Edmonton police reported 84 collisions by mid afternoon, including 18 with injuries.
Meanwhile, to the south, Wetaskiwin RCMP called parts of the QEII Highway a no-tow zone for hours as blowing snow created whiteout conditions.
Highways 16, 21 and 14 -- in the areas of Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park and Tofield -- were poor for much of the day.
More snow was expected in Edmonton overnight.
Environment Canada also issued a snowfall warning for Lloydminster and forecast more snow this weekend for Slave Lake, Peace River, High Level, Edson Grande Prairie, Hinton and Red Deer. [...]
Will winter ever let go of its icy grip this year?