Gateshead

A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 14, 2016. The cold snap is in sharp contrast to last month, which was both the wettest and warmest December on record, when temperatures averaged 7.9C (46.2F).

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A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland on Thursday

Autumn weather Oct 30th ...A couple take a photo in front of the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear as temperatures dropped to near freezing overnight. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday October 29, 2013.

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A couple take a photo in front of the Angel of the North on Monday evening in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. Temperatures dropped to near freezing on Tuesday morning.