Weather warning for wind turns amber for SW

High winds associated with Storm Arwen are expected to cause some travel disruption and damage in the SW and other parts of the country. This includes the north coast of Cornwall and Devon. The Met Office says: What to expect Flying debris is likely and could lead to Injuries or […]

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Friday’s weather warning updated

The weather warning for Cornwall, Devon and many other parts of the country remain in place for Friday and Saturday, but for anyone travelling to the north-east or Scotland, that has become an amber warning, due to Storm Arwen, the first named storm of the season. Its low-pressure system will […]

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And next – a yellow warning for rain …

Yes, I know! We’ve had this mad heatwave, and next we get rain, though to be fair, we probably need it after this. Currently, we are still on an amber warning for extreme heat, with high UV. The extreme heat warning is due to expire for the southwest on Thursday […]

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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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