JUST when you thought it was all over ...
Wearside awoke yesterday to yet another winter wonderland.
Northumbria Police warned motorists to take care on the roads after snowfall on Saturday night left roads covered in snow.
Today’s forecast is milder at 5˚C.
The cold snap returned after the Met Office confirmed that last month was the coldest December documented for the UK since nationwide records began 100 years ago.
For central England, it was the second coldest December since 1659.
However, the first analysis released of global temperatures shows 2010 was one of the warmest years on record.
The UK’s harsh weather was caused by anomalously high air pressure that blocked mild westerly winds and brought cold air south from the Arctic.