Coldest Easter Sunday on record as temperature falls to -12.5C

Coldest Easter Sunday on record, Met Office confirms

The unseasonably cold weather has caused problems across the UK

Easter Sunday has been confirmed as the coldest Easter day on record, with the lowest temperature recorded as -12.5C in Braemar, in the Scottish Highlands .

The previous coldest Easter day since modern records began in 1960 was Easter Monday in 1986, which dipped to -9.8C, the Met Office said.

Average temperatures for this time of year are between 10C and 13C.

The prolonged cold spell covering the UK could last until mid-April, forecasters say.

Easter Monday is expected to remain very cold.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21988278

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