Portsmouth snow: Tiny snowmen discovered along Southsea seafront after snowfall

A series of tiny snowmen have appeared along Southsea seafront following the earlier snowfall.

By Matthew Mohan-Hickson
Monday, 8th February 2021, 3:39 pm
Updated Monday, 8th February 2021, 3:45 pm
This tiny snowman was spotted near the D-Day Story. Picture: Daniel Thomson
This tiny snowman was spotted near the D-Day Story. Picture: Daniel Thomson

Spells of light snow showers fell across Portsmouth this morning.

Following the earlier winter weather, a number of small snowmen have been spotted in Southsea.

Daniel Thomson discovered the miniture snow creatures outside the Blue Reef Aquarium and the D-Day Story while out on a walk.

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The snowman spotted near Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea. Picture: Daniel Thomson

He described the discovery as ‘completely’ making his day.

Pictures show the little snowmen have clear bodies, heads, arms and even faces.

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Portsmouth snow: Hour-by-hour forecast as light snow falls in city

The Met Office has issued a yellow snow warning for Portsmouth, which will remain in place until 11.59pm on Wednesday.

Another miniature snowman which was spotted near Blue Reef Aquarium. Picture: Daniel Thomson

On its website, the forecast says: ‘Frequent snow showers may lead to travel disruption in places. Some places are likely to miss the showers altogether.

‘Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services. Small chance of longer travel delays in places with some stranded vehicles and passengers, along with delayed or cancelled rail and air travel.

‘Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

‘Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

‘There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off.

‘There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected.’

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