Let it snow

Can you please explain to me why so much time was wasted on the news about snow?

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 5:43 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 5:46 am
Snow capped hills

It happens every year and is something that most people take for granted, so why is it newsworthy?

I was at Silverdale school in June 1962 and had to walk to the bus terminus at Ecclesall Road South. By the time I got there I was covered head to toe.

Did we make a fuss about it? No! We just got on with it.

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The only conclusion I can come up with is nothing else was newsworthy on BBC this Friday night