Police in Merton see the funny side of cold snap

It isn't all doom and gloom; in south-west London, Merton Police have tried to lighten the mood by tweeting a picture of two snowmen, dressed in police garb and a row of police vans with faces drawn in the snow:


When it snows like this we bring out out "special" cars and vans ! http://t.co/HqesHx13ly

Forecasters have predicted it could be the coldest March in 50 years. In 1962, average temperatures for the month were 2.8C.


Snow in spring

Spring may have officially started but the London area has been covered in the snow.