More snow due overnight in Cambridgeshire and advice for Friday commuters
FURTHER snow or sleet has been forecast overnight tonight (Thursday) as well as for tomorrow (Friday). According to the MET Office, falls of between two and five centimetres are likely across south-eastern Britain. Overnight temperatures are expected to
FURTHER snow or sleet has been forecast overnight tonight (Thursday) as well as for tomorrow (Friday).
According to the MET Office, falls of between two and five centimetres are likely across south-eastern Britain.
Overnight temperatures are expected to fall well below freezing with widespread ice on untreated roads and pavements. There could also be patches of freezing fog.
The outlook beyond Friday is for blustery winds and low temperatures, less disruptive than this week's snow. Though temperatures may be higher, the wind may well make it feel colder. Rain, sleet and some snow are predicted for next week.
Parents needing to knoe whether schools will be open on Friday and commuters concerned about whether buses and trains will be running are best advised to visit the websites below.
Parents should check their children's school website, the Cambridgeshire County Council website (www.cambridge.go.uk) and listen to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
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Commuters looking to use the train can get real time information from www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk
For motorists, Cambridgeshire County Council has said its gritters will be out again in the early hours of Friday. The gitters were due to go out at about 3am with CCC prepared for snowfall some three to four hours later.
The advice from the council was for all motorists to be cautious, especially those using the roads first thing in the morning.
The Hunts Post website will be updated on Friday as we get more information.