Residents surprised as Crowborough wakes up to snow

Stock image of snow in spring.
Stock image of snow in spring.

Crowborough has woken up to sleet and snow this morning (Sunday, April 24).

Residents in the town took to social media to express their surprise at finding a light, white covering on the streets outside in the middle of Spring.

Denise Rogers (@denyofiniquity) wrote: “Just heard from MIL that the well know Arctic outpost Ice Station Crowborough has had a flurry of snow! #uksnow #TN6 #snow #weather.”

Guest Shoe Services (@GuestShoes) wrote: “There’s some white stuff falling out of the sky in Crowborough - who wants any snow sandals?”

The Met Office says temperatures dropped below 3C in the early hours of this morning.

Today is expected to reach a high of 7C in the town, but overnight temperatures are forecast to be slightly warmer than last night at around 5C.

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