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Frosty fun in Britain

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People share a sledge as they take advantage of the snow covering the Bath Approach Golf Course besides Victoria Park on Jan. 18 in Bath, England.

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A man and a little girl pull a sledge up a hill in Brockwell Park, Jan. 18 in London.

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A deer sits in the snow in Richmond Park, London, Jan. 18.

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A woman feeds a squirrel in the snow covered St James' Park, London, Jan. 18.

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Gulls sit on an icy lake at St.James's Park in London, Jan. 18.

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The River Thames and Britain's Houses of Parliament are pictured through falling snow in central London, Jan. 18.

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A small snow man sits on a bench in Regent's Park, London on Jan. 18.

Ice and snow changes our environment, as winter engulfs our world.

Heathrow Airport briefly shut a runway and canceled dozens of flights, schools were closed and travel disrupted across Britain as snow fell. Forecasters are predicting up to 12 inches of the white stuff in some areas, making for good sledding and snowman making.