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Yellow warning for snow and ice

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for SW England, including Cornwall and Devon, for snow and ice. The warning starts from 5pm this evening and ends at midnight on Friday, though the Sw is more likely to be affected on Friday as the weather system moves south. […]

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Yellow warning for fog later

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for fog for our area later today, from around 5pm to around 8pm tomorrow. Dense fog patches are expected to lead to some travel disruption.

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Weather warnings for the SW

Rain & wind Between 06:00 Sat 15th and 18:00 Sat 15th Heavy rain and strong winds across parts of Northern Ireland , south-west England and south Wales. What to expect Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer Flooding of a few homes and business is possible Delays for high-sided […]

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Gritty stuff as cold nights draw in

The first time I noticed ice on my windscreen this morning, and I went out with gloves! It’s autumn. From Cornwall Council: As the nights drew in and the temperature dropped this weekend, Cornwall Council’s gritters were out in force ready and prepared to keep motorists moving this winter. The […]

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Storm Callum wreaks havoc in the south west

It is not cold outside but it sure is windy as my morning dog walk advised. It seems the south of our area is particularly vulnerable. This comes from Devon County Council’s website: Devon County Council is urging people across the county and particularly in the south-west of Devon and […]

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Thunderstorms ahead?

The Met Office is forecasting thunderstorms in SW England until 10 pm tonight. Bude is in the yellow warning area so storm chasers may want to be prepared! The website says: Whilst many areas will remain dry, some heavy, thundery downpours will break out this afternoon and evening. What to expect There […]

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Yellow warning for rain later

Hard to believe at the moment, but the SW is on a yellow alert for rain later due to thunderstorms. Some places escaping, but thundery rain or showers could bring local flooding. There has already been severe flooding in Birmingham and in other parts of the country. What to expect […]

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Yellow warning of rain

The Met Office has announced a yellow warning of rain and transient hill snow will spread northwards later on Sunday. Rain will become heavy and persistent for a time before easing from the south during Monday morning. 15-25 mm of rain is likely widely, with 30-50 mm possible locally in […]

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Treacherous driving conditions predicted tonight

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are warning the public of treacherous driving conditions which are expected tonight [Monday 19 March] through to tomorrow morning. A Yellow Weather Warning is in place across Devon and Cornwall for ice from 7 pm tonight through to 9 am tomorrow. Areas of Devon […]

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Police advise to only drive if absolutely necessary

Police are continuing to advise drivers in Devon and Cornwall to only travel if absolutely necessary due to snow and icy conditions. A Met Office Amber Warning remains in place with freezing conditions and further snowfall expected in the region into Monday [19 March]. Police have been working with partner […]

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If you have to drive, go carefully tomorrow – snow and ice

Commuters in Devon and Cornwall are advised to carefully consider their morning commute tomorrow (Monday 19 March) – if you have to travel, leave more time. Highways teams in Devon will continue to work through the night and into the early hours of Monday morning to clear snow and treat […]

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Snow pix from Hartland

Well, we did get some significant snow, after all.  Here are photos from near me.  

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Snow again?

Between 00:05 Sun 18th and 18:00 Sun 18th, the Met Office is forecasting snow with parts of the SW on an amber warning. This is not specifically for Bude which may have snow showers, but currently not looking like amounting to much. The hardest hit will be parts of North […]

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Drivers urged not to drive on Dartmoor

Drivers are being urged not to drive on roads across Dartmoor and Exmoor as the clear up operation continues. Road conditions on the National Parks’ road network, especially on higher ground, have been described as ‘treacherous’ by Devon County Council’s Highways Operations Centre with many roads still impassable. Ice and […]

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Fire crews assist elderly couple who broke down

Two Firefighters from Bude Fire Station assisted colleagues at Devon and Cornwall Police yesterday evening to search for an elderly couple who were stranded in their vehicle in the Holsworthy area, after it broke down and their mobile phone ran out of battery. Using one of the 4×4 water rescue […]

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