General Chat Thread, Snow in General; We had some light dusting overnight...and the roads were a tad slippy this morning, but..that's it. So far anyway. Bit ...
2nd December 2008, 01:49 PM #31
We had some light dusting overnight...and the roads were a tad slippy this morning, but..that's it. So far anyway. Bit nippy last night mind you, we were both sat in front of the fire.
Bloody amateur installed laminate flooring with no insulating layer...brr...in my little computer roon, I've had to electrical tape the gap between the skirting and the floor to seal it until I can get some silicone..the wind hits that wall, and the garage is underneath..brrrrr....
2nd December 2008, 01:50 PM #32
I should think so..I've got a German built Astra...!
Originally Posted by LeMarchand
2nd December 2008, 01:52 PM #33
Thats because only one snow flake falls on Kent, East & West sussex and Surrey per year.
Originally Posted by elsiegee40
2nd December 2008, 01:58 PM #34
Here in stoke we keep avin snow then sun so it melts then snow again i hope the football is still on
2nd December 2008, 02:19 PM #35
Originally Posted by j17sparky
No, No! You're wrong! I'm sure I could count at least 5 on those Kent Messenger photos!
2nd December 2008, 02:22 PM #36
We have about 2 inches of snow here in Dundee, which in Bedfordshire would close the schools due to buses not running.
Despite the roads being covered with snow (despite the grit) earlier, the buses are running as usual, and it looks like nobody really cares. I'm now just waiting for the pavement snow plough to go past.
2nd December 2008, 02:23 PM #37
It was "cover the front of pete in white" while walking to work, but now the sun is out.
Was hoping for a snow day so I could get some infrastructure upgrades done.
2nd December 2008, 02:33 PM #38
2nd December 2008, 02:51 PM #39
A what? Ive never heard of one of those before! How cool! lmao
Originally Posted by mrcrazy04
2nd December 2008, 02:51 PM #40
I like my german cars, great vehicles and a high quality build in them.
2nd December 2008, 03:38 PM #41
Originally Posted by broc
Yours are nice and clear. Ours roads where thick with it this morning. I am just nipping round the corner to see what its like
Originally Posted by mrcrazy04
2nd December 2008, 03:48 PM #42
2 inches here at Westhoughton, Bolton. I was stranded for 3 hours on the same lane. I abandoned car and walked home, went back for it later, then set back off for again. Got here at 12.15. Other countries deal with the white stuff day in day out, why can't we? And if you've never driven in it or don't how to, why get in your car in the first place and cause chaos for those of us who can drive in it?
2nd December 2008, 04:06 PM #43
Got the call at 7:10 that the school was closed. Its not very deep here but it is resisting all the grit! Suppose to be ok tommorow but then heavier snow that today on Thursday!
2nd December 2008, 04:15 PM #44
That's a photo from when it snowed a couple of weeks ago - the roads weren't that clear today - but they were getting there. The only reason our road is clear is because it's a bus route, so gets gritted.
Originally Posted by FN-GM
At 2am the snow had covered the road completely (despite it being gritted).
2nd December 2008, 04:25 PM #45
Middleton, near Rochdale was white - abut 2 ft i reckon..
Roads had not seen any gritters at all overnight so snow all over the place including the main drag from Rochdale to Manchester..
Bus finally arrived at about 7:20 due to a jack-knifed lorry further down from where I was.. (Usually its 6:10 - so already late for work!)
By 8:15 I had gone the amazing distance of.... 1 Mile! (Blackley)
traffic wasn't moving at all by this point - it was nose to tail all the way into Manchester.. So I abandonded Bus..
Phoned the school and said i'll be using the VPN due to conditions on the road
It took me 30 mins to walk the distance I had just come!
First one is Of Main Road where the bus stop is - about 10 mins after this was taken it was nose to tail in traffic - and the bus arrived
The others are of DJ in the garden
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