It was an awful night, raining and sleeting—but he took no notice of the weather.
It had been sleeting and the pavements here and there were still icy.
Last night it was sleeting just a little, and he had to have a taxi-cab.
It was then sleeting from the north, consequently I had to face it.
Discovering it to be sleeting, he returned for his overcoat.
It was snowing—or ...