Cold snap to give way to heavy rain and gale force winds on Friday
Yesterday the Environment Secretary said Somerset Levels residents were ‘right to be angry’
Wintry showers expected in the north and Scotland
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Record-breaking temperatures froze the water in its tracks
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The extreme weather in the US has got so cold that even Hell has frozen over.
The landmark arches have been demolished by high tides and 70mph winds
Much of the United States is currently in the grip of a polar vortex, a system of dense air producing plummeting temperatures and swathes of freezing weather, bringing some parts of the country to a halt and causing chaos in others.
With Arctic winds plummeting temperatures to -50C, much of North America has shut down as authorities warn of the life-threatening freeze
Experts have warned weather conditions look set to deteriorate over the weekend as storms, high tides and gale-force winds continue to leave a trail of devastation around the UK.
Today, the battle for the Super Bowl starts in earnest. The regular season is out of the way, and so is Black Monday which immediately follows, the now traditional cull of NFL head coaches who didn’t deliver the goods. This year five were sacked (the most noteworthy among them Mike Shanahan of the utterly dysfunctional 3-13 Washington Redskins).
The open air Michigan Stadium was packed for the New Year's Day game, despite the conditions
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