2nd January 1963
"It was snowing hard in nine counties south of the Kent-Somerset line and an
Automobile Association spokesman reckoned that "the only thing travelling up
the M1 is snow". Four more deaths were attributable to the weather. Men at
another eleven power stations joined the work-to-rule movement. Vegetable
prices began to rise rapidly"
As reported in the Manchester Guardian booklet "The Long Winter 1962-63"