Confirmation, were it needed, that it's snowing out there. The University of Dundee's satellite receiving station captured this image of a blanketed Britain this morning.
The picture was received at 1145 GMT on Thursday from Nasa satellite Terra, shows almost the entire country covered by snow, apart from bits of Argyll and Cumbria.
And there's me complaining that our Scottish lobby Christmas dinner has been postponed tonight for fear that people won't be able to get home afterwards. I thought that was the whole point of a Christmas night out.
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