It may officially be spring, but it looks like the middle of winter at the moment as snow and sleet fell across London and the surrounding counties this morning.
This time, the airports stayed open - but it caused havoc with the sporting fixtures.
Piers Hopkirk reports:
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Specialist explosive detection dogs searched through the town examining letter boxes and phone booths for signs of potential devices.
Temperatures soared to 27.9C in Northolt shortly after midday on Thursday, making it the warmest April day for 69 years.
The South East will enjoy the best of the weather and along with Paris will be the hottest place in Europe.