Time to bring out Dr David Viner: "Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past". Within a few years winter snowfall, would become "a very rare and exciting event".
This, was in March 2000 in the Independent, the very same newspaper which is telling us: "Don't go out! Rare red alert as blizzard heads in". Meanwhile (top), a "rare and exciting event" in our local park. We're frobbin', I tell yer, frobbin'.