Thursday 18 January 2018

In Pictures: Heavy snow and treacherous ice hits parts of UK and US

Snow warning (Stock image)
Snow warning (Stock image)
The Sage Music Centre in Gateshead after some overnight snow, as Scotland and the North of England were covered in a blanket of snow while the east coast was braced for a storm surge at Friday lunchtime. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Sam Hart stands outside his house before leaving it on Brooklands Road in Jaywick, Essex, as police are evacuating residents amidst fears of flooding caused by a tidal surge later this afternoon. John Stillwell/PA Wire
A cyclist in front of the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle after some overnight snow, as Scotland and the North of England were covered in a blanket of snow while the east coast was braced for a storm surge at Friday lunchtime. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 13, 2017. See PA story WEATHER Floods. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Phil Squire looks out from his balcony on Brooklands Road in Jaywick, Essex, as police are evacuating residents amidst fears of flooding caused by a tidal surge later this afternoon. John Stillwell/PA Wire
A lady makes her way through the snow on a mobility scooter in Filey on the East coast, as Scotland and the North of England were covered in a blanket of snow while the east coast was braced for a storm surge at Friday lunchtime. John Giles/PA Wire
The Brandenburg Gate stands behind a car window covered with rain drops on a rainy day in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Blizzard conditions at Filey on the East coast make rush hour difficult, as Scotland and the North of England were covered in a blanket of snow while the east coast was braced for a storm surge at Friday lunchtime. John Giles/PA Wire
A resident walks his dog along Brooklands Road in Jaywick, Essex, from where police are evacuating residents amidst fears of flooding caused by a tidal surge later this afternoon. John Stillwell/PA Wire
A resident walks her dog along the beach at Jaywick, Essex, from where police are evacuating residents amidst fears of flooding caused by a tidal surge later this afternoon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 13, 2017. See PA story WEATHER Floods. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire
Visitors wearing South Korea's traditional costume "Hanbok" walk through snow at the Gyeongbok Palace, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A member of the Environment Agency builds flood defences in Trusthorpe near Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire.Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Early morning traffic slides by stranded cars in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Early morning rush hour traffic crawls along the Hollywood Freeway on it's way toward downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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