The Westmorland Gazette: Winter

The Westmorland Gazette: Weather news

Heavy snow across the Lake District

7:10am Monday 11th March 2013

Wednesday, March 13: Wintry conditions continue in Cumbria - visit this page throughout the day for the latest updates.

Blog: Latest Snow reports from around Cumbria, North Lancs, the Dales and South Lakeland

The Westmorland Gazette: A snowy scene from the A65, near Crooklands

6:08pm Thursday 17th January 2013

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12: Snow is falling in Cumbria.

More snow expected in the north west over the weekend

9:19am Saturday 9th February 2013

More snow could be on the way to Cumbria, with a yellow warning in place on Sunday and Monday.

Update: Met Office downgrades Cumbria snow alert

The Westmorland Gazette: Blizzard conditions and heavy snow expected as South Cumbria is put on 'amber' weather alert

9:30pm Thursday 17th January 2013

FORECASTERS have downgraded a weather warning they issued for Cumbria as the heaviest snowfall of the winter arrives in the UK.

Cumbria County Council gritters on stand-by for predicted snowfall

5:05pm Wednesday 16th January 2013

CUMBRIA County Council is stepping up its winter maintenance activity to help cope with an expected spell of snow and harsh winter weather.

Kendal Mountain Rescue called out as snow leaves two women stranded in fells

2:41pm Monday 14th January 2013

TWO women had to be rescued from the fells after heavy snow and falling daylight left them stranded.

Gritter Twitter: Find out which roads are gritted in Cumbria

3:30pm Saturday 22nd December 2012

RESIDENTS around Cumbria concerned about when roads are gritted can now check an online map.

GRIT WATCH: Tell us if your roads are not being gritted

4:21pm Friday 21st December 2012

The Westmorland Gazette has relaunched its successful Grit Watch campaign to help cope with plummeting temperatures and icy roads. After the success of last winter’s campaign, we need your help again to let us know when gritting just isn’t good enough in a bid to keep our roads open.

UPDATE: Police have been called to 97 accidents in six hours

11:35am Thursday 9th February 2012

Since approximately 5am this morning Police have been called to 97 reported traffic collisions.

Icy weather: Emergency services stretched under 'extreme pressure'

4:50pm Thursday 9th February 2012

HOSPITALS in South Cumbria and North Lancashire have been put under extreme pressure because of the icy conditions sweeping the region today, Thursday.

Icy weather: Extra grit supplies available from Cumbria Highways

11:29am Thursday 9th February 2012

EXTRA grit is being offered to parishes and district councils across Cumbria.


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