While the thaw has set in across much of Devon around half a dozen communities near Lynton, North Devon, remain inaccessible.
Good progress has been made today in clearing roads to communities left inaccessible due to snow. The Council’s highways teams have been throwing all available resources at breaking through to previously cut off communities.
Traffic movement on the county’s road network is getting back to normal today, but some areas on higher ground, especially on Exmoor, are still experiencing difficulties.
Situation is improving across the county but many roads are still dangerous and some small communities cut off
Care agencies are pulling out the stops to reach their clients at home.
Road conditions across Devon today have been described as ‘deceptive’ by the County Council’s Highways Operations Manager, Chris Cranston. “Despite relatively little snow overnight, the freezing rain across the county has left many roads still impassable, and people are beingaaa
Devon County Council Highways is urging people not to use the roads tomorrow morning (Friday 2 March).