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Big freeze 'for another month'

The Met Office has warned the freezing weather could last until the end of April, suggesting that temperatures are unlikely to recover to normal averages until the latter part of next month. Hundreds are facing a sixth day without power in Scotland.

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Burnley man 'caught up' in bad weather before death

It is believed the 27-year-old man had been on his way home from a night out with friends last night when he got caught up in the weather, Lancashire Police said.

Early indications suggest that it appears to be a very tragic incident where a young man has been out with friends and has become caught up in the weather last night on his journey home.

– Chief Inspector Derry Crorken, Burnley Police

His was discovered by a farmer in deep snow at around 1:30pm today.

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