The Met office today reversed their earlier statement regarding the massive amounts of snow forecast for the UK stating today. "Its just a light dusting" The statement angered thousands of pensioners across the UK who were preparing to freeze to death in their council flats cut off from the outside world.
George Ramsey 78 from Hulm said "They gone and got it wrong again, me and Hilda were expecting to be dead by next week, our decomposed bodies discovered in the spring" the disappointed ex bin man said.
Furious school children expecting schools to be closed due to the severe weather have been gathering on social media websites. The majority, agreeing to fail exams on purpose as revenge.
"We should be plaggy bagging down the hill today, and instead I've got double maths" said Jordan Samson 14 a pupil at withernsea school which was open today and was quite warm in the classrooms.
Meanwhile elsewhere across the country, train drivers were reluctantly preparing to do a full shift.
"I thought we would be having a few days off" said a disgruntled employee who refused to be named. The train drivers union confirmed that drivers were planning to strike if they did not get at least a week off due to severe weather. "its only fair init" said a driver adding "the missus wants the hallway painting"
The last time the met office got it wrong was back in 1987 when a flurry of second rate dramas cashing in on a very stormy night were released by the BBC
The met office had this to say: "we never said which year the snow was coming"
Official advice from the government today was Don't buy a sledge, those who have bought one in anticipation of the deluge of snow may qualify for a refund.