Cold start to the week but not cold enough for Ice Skating in Abingdon-on-Thames

January 20, 2020

Cold start to the week
There was a hard frost on both Saturday and Sunday morning, and this Monday morning temperatures were at -2C as people set off to work.
Cold start to the week
The big cooling towers of Didcot A coal Power Station have been demolished, but the more efficient Didcot B gas Power Station was working hard – its lower cooling towers creating clouds of vapour.
Cold start to the week
There was cloud early in the morning.
Cold start to the week
The flood water from the River Thames appeared to be receding.
Cold start to the week
Sunrise showed through the clouds.
Cold start to the week
Frost can be seen on the grass and the dried stalks of riverside plants.
Cold start to the week
Flood pools had a film of ice but not thick enough for ice skating.

With a forecast of warmer days ahead, the possibility of ice skating in Abingdon looks remote. Later in the day the clouds cleared and temperatures reached 7C before cooling down by evening.

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