1. ITV Report

Facebook invite sparks hundreds-strong snowball fight in Washington

Hundreds of people turned out for a snowball fight in a US park after someone living nearby suggested it on Facebook.

People at Wright Park in Tacoma, Washington, took cover behind picnic tables and used sledges as shields when battle commenced on Saturday.

People took cover behind picnic tables. Credit: AP
Several hundred people participated in the snowball fight. Credit: AP
The initial invite went out on Facebook. Credit: AP
A winter storm has blanketed Washington state. Credit: AP
The US has experienced bitingly cold weather in recent days. Credit: AP