Hartlepool turns into a winter wonderland in first snow fall

Hartlepool is winter white as the first snow falls this season.

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 9:16 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 11:49 am
Dog fun in the snow - image sent in by Liz Horsley.

Youngsters were pulling on their wellies and woollen mits to play in the snow on the way to school.

Across the town and Billingham people have been sending in videos and photographs of fun in the white stuff.

Dog fun in the snow - image sent in by Liz Horsley.

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The Met Office said throughout today there will be biting northerly winds with local coastal gales developing and maximum temperature reaching 3 °C.

There will be further wintry showers through the night and a cold and frosty start to Friday with wintry showers becoming lighter and less frequent by afternoon. Best of sunny spells in morning then turning cloudy by dusk and maximum temperature 5 °C.

The outlook for Saturday to Monday is weather turning milder during the weekend with some mainly light rain possible.

Winter white in Greatham - image sent in by Lesley Patterson.
Hutton Avenue looking festive - photo by Katrin Bruce.
A chilly morning in Hartlepool - photo by Jasvir Singh.
Brrrr - it's cold out there. Photo by Diane Kennedy.
Super heroes build themselves a snowman in York Road - photo by Rachel Budd.
Dog fun in the snow - image sent in by Liz Horsley.
Winter white in Greatham - image sent in by Lesley Patterson.
Hutton Avenue looking festive - photo by Katrin Bruce.
A chilly morning in Hartlepool - photo by Jasvir Singh.
Brrrr - it's cold out there. Photo by Diane Kennedy.
Super heroes build themselves a snowman in York Road - photo by Rachel Budd.