News | Mashable: Temperatures plummet across the UK amid warnings of ice and snow LONDON — The year might be almost over, but last night temperatures dropped to a 2014 low across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. See also: The extreme weather and climate events of 2014 in 13 photos Temperatures were compared to Alaska and Iceland Monday morning as newspapers attempted to contextualise mercury readings that plummeted to minus 8.8 degrees

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