SZ0891 : Bournemouth: St. Stephen’s through the snow

taken 8 years ago, near to Bournemouth, Great Britain

Bournemouth: St. Stephen’s through the snow
Bournemouth: St. Stephen’s through the snow
A fortnight later than much of the country, and a day after the rest of it, Bournemouth finally had its own proper snow today. You have to understand the term 'proper' in local terms – this is not the several inches which brought much of southern England grinding to a standstill yesterday, forcing hundreds to spend their nights in their cars on impassable roads; we are talking about enough that there will still be a visible reminder a couple of hours after it stopped – that's how much Bournemouth needs to call its snow 'proper'.

Indeed, it started snowing around 10 o'clock this morning, and this is a similar view to SZ0891 : Bournemouth: Braidley Road bridge and St. Stephen’s church at half past eleven. The white road and pavement surfaces would already be slushy by 1 o'clock after a lunchtime's footfall, and it stopped just after 5pm.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 6 January, 2010
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Church   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 085 915 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.3838N 1:52.8399W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 084 914
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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