Weather: Big Freeze of 1963

In this archive video from 50 years ago a Tyne Tees Television crew get stuck in the snow in near Elsdon in Northumberland.

In the end they had to get a local farmer with his tractor to get them out.

You can see more on the 'Big Freeze' here.


Big Freeze of 1963

You might have thought that this past winter has been chilly - with a fair bit of snow - but it hardly compared to the winter people experienced 50 years ago. Read your memories of the big freeze of 1962/1963 here.