Furious parents slam 'pathetic' decision to cancel classes

'What mountain do these teachers live up?': Furious parents slam 'pathetic' decision to cancel classes as 2,000 UK schools shut due to snow Some 2,000 schools across the country have stayed closed following snowfall  Angry parents have hit out at school closures despite limited snow in their area    Some have taken to social media to express their disgust as 'pathetic' teachers  Pupils at schools that opened for the day did have a merry time, photos show 

By Rod Ardehali For Mailonline

Published: 15:18 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 18:56 GMT, 1 February 2019

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Angry parents across the country have reacted furiously to many schools' decision to remain closed for the day following overnight snowfall.

While thousands of children were thrilled to have a snow day off, the 2.000 closures nationwide were not greeted with joy by some parents forced to make last minute arrangements.

Hundreds of schools across the UK closed after snow fell overnight on Thursday, some were shut despite the white stuff barely touching them.

One angry Twitter user, Codders, posted: 'Pathetic the kids school is closed today why? No snow if we take kids out we get fined are the schools gonna get fined and pay us parents? I doubt it proves fines are just money making scam for the schools'

One angry Twitter user, Codders, posted: 'Pathetic the kids school is closed today why? No snow if we take kids out we get fined are the schools gonna get fined and pay us parents? I doubt it proves fines are just money making scam for the schools'

Wales, Bristol, Greater London, Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Hampshire, Berkshire, and West Sussex were just some of the areas to announce closures.

However, one Twitter user, Codders, posted: 'Pathetic the kids school is closed today why? No snow if we take kids out we get fined are the schools gonna get fined and pay us parents? I doubt it proves fines are just money making scam for the schools.'

With his profile location set to Llanelli, West Wales, the message was accompanied by a photograph showing the lightest dusting of snow.

Donna Marie, also in Wales, posted: '@GMB our school closed yesterday at 12.30 due to the forecast, at that time no snow had fallen and didn't fall until

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