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30ft waves lash North Yorkshire coast

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Seaside visitors diced with death as 30ft waves battered the North Yorkshire coast during a weekend of blizzards and snowstorms. Coastguards issued a warning after waves crashed over the sea wall at Sandsend into the path of those admiring the view. Showers - typical for April but colder - will continue throughout the week with rain and hail forecast.


Spring snowstorms blanket Germany, U.K.

Driving snow pounded southern Germany and parts of the United Kingdom on Monday, sending plows and salt trucks to the streets more than two weeks after the official end of winter.

It was the second day of foul weather for southern Germany, which escaped snow and freezing temperatures throughout much of the winter only to be struck by snow two of the last three weekends. Schools were closed — for spring break.

“I can’t believe this weather,” Sgt. Katherine Storlie said as wet, wind-driven snow flew by outside the Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppette Monday in Darmstadt.

Image Above: Ben Bloker / S&S
Walking paths and forest roads in the Kaiserslautern area were covered in snow after a storm hit communities throughout western Germany with a couple inches of snow.
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