Sky News 
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2008
Snow fell in London last night for the first time in October since 1934.
Snow and sleet also fell in northern Scotland and south-east England as temperatures plunged to -4C in parts of Britain.
Football matches were either postponed or abandoned at Luton, Northampton, Walsall and Wycombe because of the weather conditions.
Sky weather presenter Denise Nurse said: “It’s highly unusual to have snow in October – we haven’t seen October snowfall in London since 1934.
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“But today will be cold, bright and frosty. Snow this afternoon will mainly affect Northern Ireland, Wales and the north of England. It’ll also be breezy, feeling almost blizzard-like.
“It will stay cold for the next few days but the weekend so far is looking great!”