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‘It became super heavy and now, this is insane’–Seeing snow for the first time

‘It became super heavy and now, this is insane’–Seeing snow for the first time

Climate, Explainers, Worldnews
We woke up to see our balcony covered in ice and our streets covered in ice, and the only way is to drop my kids' scooter because walk to school. Adi Misra/ Photo Credit: Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi The United Kingdom is currently experiencing heavy snow with the England temperature of -1 degree Celsius. In typical winters, snow is rarely observed in England; but, this winter, the Met certifies that this night was the coldest of the year.  While some UK residents don't find snow weird, others who have never experienced snow told Westminsterworld that the snow is ridiculous and has made the already chilly weather even colder. Adi Misra, who had never experienced snow, told WestminsterWorld that the nighttime fog and snow made his room much chilly and made it difficult to ...
London car owners brace for harsh winters

London car owners brace for harsh winters

Climate, London
Westminster World looks at how Londoners are dealing with keeping their cars warm and running this winter Image Credits: Titus D'souza The city of London and its neighbouring areas experienced the first fall of snow on the 11th of December 2022. The snowfall, an indication of what could potentially be a harsh winter, seemed to have caught many Londoners unaware.  Car owners in the city seemed to have been affected by the spell of snow. Many woke up to find their vehicles covered in snow, with owners spending extra time getting their cars warm and ready for their commute. With many more spells of snowfall predicted in the coming weeks, Westminster World met with car owners in London to learn what they were doing to prepare themselves and their vehicles for the rough condit...
UK’s First Cat Café Combatting Winter Stress

UK’s First Cat Café Combatting Winter Stress

Animals, LifeStyle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wa89pAxnuYg Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium Combatting Winter Season Stress [Video: Emily Srebotnjak & Diana Whistance-Smith] Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is the UK’s very first café is the ideal anti-stress mechanism during the winter season. The café, open since March 2014, has seen business boom this month particularly, as stress hits a yearly high during the winter season. Its nuzzled interior and homey décor has been drawing in students and families alike looking for a mental escape amidst the hectic season. Laura Nastelli, the chief “Cat Carer” at Lady Dinah’s, spoke on behalf of the owner Lauren Pears. An employee since 2015, Nastelli has watched the soothing presence of the Emporium's 16 in-house cats affect all sorts of customers, from universi