Tag Archives: severe weather

Driving in the Rain

Weather Warning: Storm Callum roads advice

There could be a total of up to 40mm of rainfall on Friday and Saturday (12 – 13 October) in southwest Devon and up to 14mm on the south and southwest facing slopes of Dartmoor.

Posted on: 12 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a gritting lorry

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

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

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

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

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
Photo of a gritting lorry

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
Photo of a gritting lorry

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