THE weather is a constant topic of discussion in the UK, we can have four seasons in one day after all.

From record-breaking summer temperatures to chaos-causing snow, there is always some extreme natural occurrence.

But wild, unseasonable weather is nothing new, although possibly more frequent these days.

In early June 1983, a series of supersized storms battered North Wales.

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In these photos from the Leader archives, we see the aftermath and clean-up that got underway in Queens Park, Wrexham.

It looks as if the whole community, of all ages, got stuck in helping to clear the area.

To see more photos from the Leader archives or to take part in nostalgic chat, visit the Local Bygones Facebook group.

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