15 funny tweets to help you cope with 'Snowmaggedon'
The 'Beast from the East' is raging, with heavy snow and extreme weather warnings across the country - including a rarely issued red warning in Scotland, meaning 'risk to life'.
While bad weather on this scale should never be taken lightly, it's important to see the funny side now and again.
These tweets about the snow have forced us to crack a smile, even while wearing eight layers and standing waiting for a train that may never arrive.
Zoos and animal sanctuaries around the country were forced to close because of the bad weather, but some of the snow-loving residents still found reasons to be cheerful
Weather notice 28/2/18: The Zoo is currently closed due to heavy snow and ice, with more forecast on the way. We will continue to review the conditions ahead of tomorrow and post an update as soon as we are able. Please take care and check the conditions ahead of travelling. pic.twitter.com/3aSJFWE6v5
— Edinburgh Zoo (@EdinburghZoo) February 28, 2018
— Dave Higgens (@DaveHiggensPA) February 28, 2018
— Maya The Jaguar (@MayaThejaguar) February 28, 2018
Disruption to the usual routine sent some of us reeling...
— Caught Jester (@brucedon5) February 27, 2018
And it wasn't just humans who didn't want to go outside this morning
— Sarah🌹 (@MsJaxx) February 28, 2018
If you thought you could escape the snow by taking the train, then think again
— Mary Duffy (@marybduffy) February 28, 2018
On the plus side, some beautiful spontaneous pieces of art have come out of this cold snap
— Michelle hextall (@michellehextall) February 28, 2018
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— Lewis Moody (@LewisMoody7) February 28, 2018
— Scott Blanks (@bernieloincloth) February 28, 2018
Anyone keeping their fingers crossed for a day or two off work may have encountered a manager like this
— SpotOn London Food (@SpotOnSocialM) February 28, 2018
Oh, all those people posting sunny holiday photos? We're not jealous. Not one bit...
— Kieran Nelson (@kierannelson_) February 26, 2018
There's a lot of ill-advised panic shopping going on...
— Lenore (@lenore_twp) February 27, 2018
— charlotte dunlop (@Dunnerzzzz_12) February 27, 2018
But let's be honest, the main thing we're worried about running out of is internet access
“There’s a snow storm coming, school will be closed, we’ll have NO WiFi and you’re not taking it seriously” My teenager is panicking #Snowmageddon
— Annie Morris (@DesperateAnnie) February 26, 2018
We're getting sick to death of talking about the snow, but it's inescapable
News agenda of the day in brief: snow, snow, more snow, cosy things to do indoors because there is snow, nice things to eat because there is snow, warm things to wear because there is snow. Cats in snow, dogs in snow, I have more snow than you snow, etc #snowoff
— @lucydunn (@luce29) February 28, 2018
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