Under a blanket of snow

Snow turned Prospect Park in New York's Brooklyn (left) into a wintry wonderland on Monday - despite it being officially spring. Frustrated drivers flooded social media with complaints about New York City's decision to retain parking rules on an unus
Snow turned Prospect Park in New York's Brooklyn.PHOTOS: NYTIMES, AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Snow turned Prospect Park in New York's Brooklyn (left) into a wintry wonderland on Monday - despite it being officially spring. Frustrated drivers flooded social media with complaints about New York City's decision to retain parking rules on an unus
The village of Marsden, east of Manchester.PHOTOS: NYTIMES, AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Snow turned Prospect Park in New York's Brooklyn into a wintry wonderland on Monday - despite it being officially spring. Frustrated drivers flooded social media with complaints about New York City's decision to retain parking rules on an unusually slushy spring day. By mid-morning, 12cm of snow had fallen in Central Park.     Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, the village of Marsden, east of Manchester, experienced snow showers brought by a return of wintry weather to parts of northern England.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 04, 2018, with the headline 'Under a blanket of snow'. Print Edition | Subscribe