Devon set for sub-zero conditions

Freezing conditions are set to return to Devon this weekend ahead of a prolonged cold spell forecast throughout next week.

Devon County Council is warning of the potential for icy conditions overnight, with road surface temperatures across the county expected to drop below zero this evening, and the Met Office has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for ice from midnight tonight until...

Overturned gritter at Holne

Devon preparing for an icy Monday morning

Snow showers and freezing conditions swept across Devon in the early hours of this morning and Devon County Council is warning of a significant risk of ice on Devon’s roads, particularly into tomorrow (Monday 25 January) morning.

Devon’s fleet of gritters have been working around the clock to treat the County Council’s salting network, but the authority is urging people to avoid all...

Warning of icy conditions

A warning of icy roads has been issued by Devon County Council as freezing temperatures are forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning (Friday 22 January).

Gritters will be carrying out two treatments on most routes of the County Council’s precautionary salting network overnight. However, the amount of recent rain over the past 24 hours has left running water across some roads,...

Icy conditions possible on Christmas Day followed by Storm Bella on Boxing Day

Widespread freezing conditions could impact Devon’s roads on Christmas Day, while Boxing Day could see the county battered by gale force winds and heavy rain.

Devon County Council is warning that following the recent downpours, tonight’s cold snap could create icy patches tomorrow morning (25 December).

With road surface temperatures expected to drop below -3°C by tomorrow...

Risk of icy conditions on Devon's roads

People across Devon are being urged to take extra care tomorrow morning (Wednesday 26 February) due to a risk of icy conditions.

Road surface temperatures are due to drop as low as -2 C overnight and Devon County Council’s gritters will be treating the county’s main routes this afternoon and overnight.

Scattered wintry showers are expected this evening and into tomorrow, and...

Forecast of wintry showers could make travelling conditions challenging

Wintry showers could make conditions on Devon’s roads hazardous overnight and into tomorrow morning, Devon County Council is warning.

While most of the county is likely to see rain and hail showers over the next 24 hours, up to 3.5cm of snow is forecast for higher ground such as Dartmoor, with less expected on Exmoor and the Blackdown Hills.

Devon County Council’s fleet of...

Snow and ice warning for Devon

A weather warning of snow and ice has been issued for Devon.

Showers will become frequent this evening (Thursday) and will be heavy at times, increasingly turning to snow on high ground and inland.

A longer spell of spell of sleet and snow will move southeastwards across Wales and into parts of the West Country overnight.

Snow accumulations of 1-3cm are possible above...

De-icer at the ready!

It's too late for Christmas but there may be a sprinkling of snow on high ground in Devon tomorrow.

Temperatures are also expected to dip early next week.

The Met Office five-day forecast is as follows:

Today: A cold, frosty start with patchy freezing fog, mostly in the east. Soon becoming cloudy as with rain, heavy at times, spreading northeast from around dawn, this...

Frozen fun skate sessions

For the first time ever this Christmas holiday, Frozen’s Elsa will be arriving at the Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink on Sunday 28 December for three fantastic Frozen Fun Skate sessions!

Each session will see Frozen fans take to the Ice dressed as their favourite Frozen characters, to take part in a mass Let it Go sing-a-long led by Elsa herself, before skating off amidst a flurry of snow flakes as we keep those Frozen tunes coming! Everyone will have the opportunity for a personal Meet & Greet with Elsa on the Ice and also the chance to take photos.

Sessions will be...

Frozen on Ice comes to outdoor rink

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf will be at the outdoor ice rink on the Piazza as local skaters perform to a number of popular songs from the Disney film Frozen.

To welcome them, Mr and Mrs Claus, along with their huskies and elves, will take to the ice at 5.30pm.

Crowds will be able to head to the Piazza and sing along as a synchronised skating team, Synchronicity, and local...