Treacherous weather causes chaos

PUBLISHED: 14:05 04 February 2009 | UPDATED: 12:27 17 June 2010

DISRUPTION was caused to Sidmouth residents this week when snow flurries and sub-zero temperatures caused chaos on the roads. Devon County Highways had three times as many staff on duty and gritters were out in force overnight on Monday, Tuesday and Wedne

DISRUPTION was caused to Sidmouth residents this week when snow flurries and sub-zero temperatures caused chaos on the roads.

Devon County Highways had three times as many staff on duty and gritters were out in force overnight on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Emergency services, preparing for the coldest winter since 1996-7, warned people not to travel unless it was absolutely necessary but several drivers did not escape the big freeze unharmed.

For the full story read this Friday's Herald.

DO YOU HAVE ANY PHOTOGRAPHS OF HOW THE WEATHER HAS AFFECTED YOU OR OTHERS? Please send them to the editor: emma.silverthorne@archant.co.uk

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