Late February and Early March 2018 Blizzards and Cold

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Late February and Early March 2018 Blizzards and Cold

Post by rjd1000 » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:03 pm

Please add your reports below

multiple records i think have been broken for the recent past at least.

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Re: Late February and Early March 2018 Blizzards and Cold

Post by Paul C » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:26 am

109hrs and 49mins below freezing

27th Feb from 1435hrs until 4th March at 0424hrs

25cm of snow at its greatest height

Notable white out conditions and drifting snow

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Re: Late February and Early March 2018 Blizzards and Cold

Post by Paul C » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:48 pm

Round Up from the Papers

Evenings News 3/3/2018

Worst snow since 1965 in east Cumbria

All roads in and out of Alston closed with deep drifted snow

Hallbankgate nearly cut off

RAF on Food drops in Alston and Eastfellside areas ( a few days to late if you ask me )

French Lorry Driver stuck on B6277 Yad Moss for three days

Bay Rescue in Alston !!

Gust of 105mph on GDF at the height of the blizzard !

HGV drivers stuck on A689 for 16hrs on the outskirts of Brampton

Train marooned near Low Row

42cm of level snow reported at Spadeadam, prior to wind picking up

Roads along the east fellside eg Croglin, snowbound for several days

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