Do you remember the snow?
The winter of 2010 saw heavy snowfall, record low temperatures and travel chaos. Do you remember the snow of 2010?
The city of Edinburgh saw sub zero temperatures and heavy snowfall that brought the city to a stop. This picture here shows a garden that’s been blanketed with fresh and undisturbed snow. Location: Cumbernauld. The A1 near Dunbar was covered with snow, with freezing temperatures bringing misery to Scotland’s transport system. As the snow created havoc for drivers, many people chose to leave their vehicles behind and walk home the rest of the way. Location: Penicuik Clearly concerned about running out of supplies, people can be seen here queueing outside of their local Morrisons. The severe cold snap in the run up to Christmas was estimated to have cost the British economy up to £1.2 billion a day, with a total cost of £13 billion. Location: St Andrews Commuters faced the choice of having to try and clear the snow so they could drive, or brave the conditions and walk to work. Clearing the snow from the roads was no easy task. This Lothian bus can be seen here trying to make its way through heavy snowfall. The snow didn’t bring misery for everyone - for lots, it brought fun. Check out this huge head sculpted in the snow in the Meadows, Edinburgh. The snow didn’t stop the likes of Division 1 football Dunfermline v Queen of the South playing in East End Park in Dunfermline. The snow wreaked havoc in and around the Baillieston Interchange and M8 - here you can see a lorry driving resorting to using a spare number plate to try and clear away the snow. With the roads a danger zone for cars and other vehicles, others tried to make their way around on bikes. Glasgow University students decided to spend their time creating sculptures in the snow after the heavy snowfall on the first of the month.