30 January 2017
Recording of the week: let it snow!
This week's selection comes from Cheryl Tipp, Curator of Wildlife and Environmental Sounds
There's nothing quite like the sound of walking through freshly fallen snow. This particular recording was made in the Kentish village of Knockholt, just after midnight on the 3rd February 2009. This signalled the start of a prolonged period of heavy snowfall that was to see most of the British Isles grind to a halt, forcing schools, railway lines and even airports to close because of the treacherous conditions.
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