A chilly entrance is sweeping throughout Europe, blanketing cities and their most iconic monuments in a layer of snow. The most recent? London’s Buckingham Palace.
The official Twitter account of the Queen and Prince Philip, the Royal Household, tweeted out an image of the palace’s West Terrace lined in white.
“Snow started to fall this afternoon around Buckingham Palace! This photograph was taken looking towards The West Terrace, where The Queen will greet her guests during Garden Parties later this year. #LondonSnow,” they wrote.
Opposite to rom-com induced perception, London doesn’t get an excessive amount of snow, and when it does, it not often sticks. So photographs of the town’s grandest monument in the course of the storm actually is a sight to behold.
And, whereas some might regard the bearskin hats worn by Buckingham Palace guards as foolish or outdated, at this time they had been the proper cold-weather accent because the troopers continued their solemn obligation of marching across the courtyard.
Buckingham Palace wasn’t the one royal family reveling in its snow day second. Clarence Home, the house of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles, additionally tweeted out an image of their icy backyard, ending it with an acceptable snowflake emoji.
The inclement climate, nevertheless, didn’t cease the royals from finishing their duties—earlier this morning, Kate Middleton stepped out in a customized Jenny Packham ensemble for her go to to the Royal School of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London.
Her residence of Kensington Palace didn’t share any stormy footage, however we’d prefer to think about bundled-up George and Charlotte are outdoors, making many a snow angel.