Google is showing off some pretty nifty ways you can follow the recent mega-blizzard in the U.K.
To keep track of the historic snowfall, there are several great My Maps. You can view photographs and see how much accumulation there is in different areas.
For instance, check out this way cool interactive map.
As the snow fell in the U.K., local residents wanted to know how the severe weather would affect their daily lives. Using Google Insights, we can see that searches for schools spiked on Sunday and Monday. People also wanted to get transit information, so they searched for train, bus, and airport information, as well as radio broadcasts.
You can also see this evidenced on the chart below…
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