Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring despite severe weather in US

Punxsutawney Phil, the weather predicting groundhog, stands on the shoulder of one of his handlers John Griffiths while looking at other handler Ben Hughes, after the Groundhog Club claimed that Phil did not see his shadow and winter has ended on Groundhog Day
Amercia's famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil has emerged from his burrow and predicted that spring is right around the corner. The weather-forecasting rodent failed to see his shadow upon emerging from his hibernation, which according to US legend, augurs an early arrival of mild springtime weather