Cornwall news Gritters out on roads as temperatures fall UK news

MetiNews.Com - 'Please drive with care' says council

Cornwall news Gritters out on roads as temperatures fall UK news

MetiNews.Com - 'Please drive with care' says council

Cornwall news  Gritters out on roads as temperatures fall UK news
14 January 2021 - 16:02

Breaking News ! Gritters are set to be out on the roads tonight (January 14) as temperatures plunge. According to Cornwall Council's Winter Service map, gritters are set to be covering the majority of the county's routes today. In a statement on Twitter, a spokesperson for Cornwall Council said: ''Gritters will be out at 7pm covering east Cornwall including Camelford, Bude, Launceston, Liskeard, Looe, Callington, Saltash and Torpoint on our precautionary salting routes. ''Please drive with care.'' The blue shows the routes which are set to be treat. The red routes have no plans to be treated. (Image: Cornwall Council) Last week (January 5), CornwallLive reported that Cornwall Council is responsible for over 7,250 kilometres (4,530 miles) of road, from major principal roads to narrow country lanes. Highways England manages the trunk roads A38 and the A30 east of Penzance. It spends approximately £1.5m each year on roads affected by winter weather. This involves salting (known as “gritting”) major roads when there is a risk of ice, clearing snow and reacting to floods and fallen trees.

. Mostly cloudy for the rest of the night with some clear spells appearing. Minimum Temperature 1 °C. Friday: Dry and cloudy to start across the region with some sunny breaks during the afternoon. Low cloud arriving for later and turning windy overnight. Rather cold. Maximum Temperature 10 °C. Outlook for Saturday and Monday: Wind and rain for Saturday, easing during the evening. Dry with sunny spells for Sunday. Rain arrives late Monday after a dry start.

Source = MetiNews.Com - Cornwall

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Cornwall news Gritters out on roads as temperatures fall UK news


Cornwall news Gritters out on roads as temperatures fall UK news


Cornwall news Gritters out on roads as temperatures fall UK news


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