Tag Archives: severe weather

Severe weather expected overnight (17 March) and throughout tomorrow (18 March)

There is an amber weather warning for snow for Sunday and falling temperatures across Devon overnight and into the morning.

Posted on: 17 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

County on alert for snow and icy roads

With a forecast of snow and ice this weekend, Devon County Council’s fleet of gritters are working to treat main routes and road users are being advised to take extra care and keep an eye on conditions

Posted on: 16 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Council leader welcomes Government cash for Slapton

Devon County Council leader John Hart has welcomed a Government pledge of £2.5 million to help repair the storm-damaged A379 at Slapton

Posted on: 7 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Clean up underway at A379 Slapton

Work to clear shingle and debris from the A379 at Slapton is underway

Posted on: 5 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

Devon’s highways teams working through the night

Highways teams continue to work through the night to treat Devon’s main roads as freezing temperatures could leave routes in a hazardous condition

Posted on: 2 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

A380 Telegraph Hill to close from 3pm

With widespread snowfall across the county, Devon County Council has announced it will close the A380 Telegraph Hill from 3pm (between Splatford Split and Eagle Farm) as a precautionary measure

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 4 Comments

Devon prepared for possible snow showers

Devon County Council, Highways England and Devon and Cornwall Police will be activating the Haldon/Telegraph Hill Plan overnight – deploying extra resources to the site in response to forecasts of snow

Posted on: 27 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Flood clean-up underway in North Devon

Major clean-up operation underway in North Devon following localised flooding but A399, near Combe Martin, remains closed after a landslip

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Road users urged to take extra care in freezing conditions

Devon County Council is warning road users to take extra care in freezing conditions as road surface temperatures are expected to stay sub zero throughout part of tomorrow morning

Posted on: 8 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment
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Highways teams responding to flooding issues

Devon County Council’s highways teams are responding to disruption on a number of the county’s roads after heavy rainfall

Posted on: 21 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment