April 1973 – vol. 66, issue 4, pp 176–180 These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records. The following summary deals with December 1972 and January 1973, with February taken into account in some cases where relevant. The weather during this time was characterised by its extraordinary mildness. In the first ten days of December there were some gales and heavy rain, followed in south-east England by freezing overnight tempe... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.