16 Feb 2021

Why different parts of world have endured intense cold

Weather Presenter

The lukewarm wet weather is back with us again, but last week the UK was in a deep freeze.

This week it’s the turn of the United States and south-east Europe to be gripped by very low temperatures, ice and heavy snow – including in Athens.

Three different parts of the world, all seeing intense cold within a week of each other, but why? We have been joining up the dots.