Winter

LATEST: Temperatures set to plummet across East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: As the temperature drops, Oxonians grab their cameras and head out doors to capture the beauty of winter.

4:34pm Thursday 19th December 2013

TEMPERATURES are expected to tumble in East Lancashire this evening.

Lancashire set for freezing conditions

Lancashire Telegraph: Chislehurst was blanketed in snow in January last year

4:00pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

SNOW and ice are set to hit Lancashire later this week, as temperatures plummet below freezing.

Food and fuel running out for people in parts of East Lancashire cut off by snow

Lancashire Telegraph: Snow piled up at Roman Road, Darwen

1:00pm Wednesday 27th March 2013

PEOPLE living in remote parts of East Lancashire are still battling the elements, days after heavy snow left roads cut off.

Tribute to 'larger than life legend' Gary, who died in the snow at Briercliffe

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Windle

11:33am Tuesday 26th March 2013

THE family of a man who died walking home in the snow have described him as a ‘legend’.

25-year-old Briercliffe man died in the snow 700m from home

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Windle

10:30am Monday 25th March 2013

A 25-YEAR-OLD man found dead in deep snow had been returning home from a night out with friends.

Live Snow hits East Lancashire

11:31am Monday 11th March 2013

Wednesday, March 13: Latest weather updates as wintry weather returns to East Lancashire.

Live Blog: Latest East Lancashire weather updates

Lancashire Telegraph: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3167621

5:53pm Thursday 17th January 2013

WEDNESDAY, FEB 13: Snow is falling in East Lancashire. Visit this page for regular updates on wintry weather in East Lancashire, including traffic news, school closures, weather forecasts, your photos and more.

Snow chaos strikes again in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: A stranded ambulance on Grane Road, near Belthorn

9:18am Thursday 14th February 2013

AN AMBULANCE crashed into a stone wall as snow and sub-zero temperatures hit East Lancashire yesterday.

Weekend weather warning for East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: Lancashire Telegraph reader Mark Soloniewicz sent in this picture of freezing fog over Pick Up Bank and Hoddlesden

10:00am Saturday 9th February 2013

East Lancashire can expect more cold weather over the next few days, with a yellow warning in place for snow on Sunday and Monday.

Lift for Rossendale mum-to-be was ‘snow’ problem

Lancashire Telegraph: HAPPY ENDING PCs Heys and Hayhurst with Izabella and Theo

11:31am Tuesday 5th February 2013

TWO police officers have been praised after they drove a pregnant woman through a treacherous blizzard to hospital to give birth.

East Lancashire has darkest January in 40 years

8:58am Saturday 2nd February 2013

EAST Lancashire saw just 19 hours of sunshine last month - and more wintery weather is on the way.

Lancashire highways chief hits back in gritting row

Lancashire Telegraph: MOVING Gritters out on the road

2:44pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

LANCASHIRE County Council is reviewing the effectiveness of this week’s gritting of roads in East Lancashire.

Strong winds forecast for East Lancashire

1:01pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

STRONG winds are forecast for East Lancashire today with gusts reaching up to 28mph.

Couple marooned by blizzards at Tockholes

Lancashire Telegraph: Janice Crewdson with some of the remaining snow

2:59pm Tuesday 29th January 2013

A COUPLE were trapped in their home for five days after drifting snow created a seven foot blockade in their lane.

Photographer captures images of Darwen before and after the thaw

Lancashire Telegraph: Stuart Lythgoe's photos

2:52pm Tuesday 29th January 2013

What a difference a day makes. Photographer Stuart Lythgoe took these panoramic pictures of Sandon Street, Darwen, 24 hours apart.

Sunnyhurst woods closed as trees are uprooted by weather

2:46pm Tuesday 29th January 2013

SUNNYHURST Wood has been closed after a dozen trees were uprooted following heavy snow.

SPECIAL REPORT: 'Gritters are neglecting East Lancashire'

Lancashire Telegraph: Sheet ice at Haslingden Old Road, Oswaldtwistle, yesterday

11:18am Wednesday 23rd January 2013

ANGRY East Lancashire residents have accused councils of ignoring them in a row over gritting.

Man dies in Accrington after slipping on ice

2:03pm Tuesday 22nd January 2013

A 54-YEAR-OLD man died after he slipped on ice and banged his head on a doorstep.

East Lancashire grit bin raiders told to 'buy your own'

Lancashire Telegraph: 'Buy your own grit' say councils

10:33am Friday 18th January 2013

PEOPLE and businesses across East Lancashire have been asked not to take grit from council-provided bins for personal use.

10 to 15cm of snow expected in East Lancashire tomorrow

9:17am Thursday 17th January 2013

EAST Lancashire is likely to be hit by a “big dollop” of 10 to 15 centimetres of snow tomorrow, according to forecasters.

East Lancashire pensioners urged to prepare for cold weather

2:47pm Thursday 17th January 2013

PENSIONERS are being urged to keep warm and well this winter, as temperatures are expected to plummet this week.

Snow and ice causes chaos on East Lancashire roads

Lancashire Telegraph: ICE A tipped lorry in Nelson

10:22am Tuesday 15th January 2013

SUDDEN snow flurries and freezing temperatures caused havoc across East Lancashire yesterday.

Wet weather causes a 'nightmare' for East Lancashire farmers

3:00pm Saturday 5th January 2013

EAST Lancashire farmers have said last year’s unprecedented bad weather has been ‘a nightmare’.

VIDEO: 2012 officially wettest year in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: WHITE WATER Pendle Water running through Barrowford Park has become swollen by high rainfall during the Christmas and New Year holiday period

3:00pm Tuesday 1st January 2013

WEATHER watchers have revealed that East Lancashire has officially had its wettest year ever.

Deluge causes flooding in East Lancashire

6:00pm Sunday 23rd December 2012

TORRENTIAL rain over the weekend saw a soggy start to the Christmas break for motorists, shoppers and residents in East Lancs.

East Lancashire gritters out in force on year’s coldest night

Lancashire Telegraph: KEEPING US SAFE Gritters out

1:16pm Wednesday 12th December 2012

GRITTERS were mobilised across Lancashire last night as the coldest weather of the year so far was forecast.

Heat spells surge 999 calls in East Lancashire

9:15am Thursday 26th July 2012

A SURGE of 999 calls is expected as warm weather visits East Lancashire over the summer weeks.

East Lancashire set for miserable May weather

Lancashire Telegraph: MAKING A SPLASH Paul Atkinson finds a puddle on the way home from school in Rishton

12:20pm Friday 11th May 2012

EAST Lancashire’s miserable May weather is set to continue, with experts revealing that we have already had a month’s worth of rain in just three days.

East Lancashire motorists face chaos in freezing conditions

Lancashire Telegraph: OUT OF CONTROL Three cars crash on the M65 yesterday.

10:00am Friday 10th February 2012

UPDATED: THE M65 was closed amid chaotic scenes as treacherous weather and freezing rain hit East Lancashire yesterday.

Grit stockpiled by Lancashire councils ready for winter

Lancashire Telegraph: BE PREPARED Duncan Reeve with rock salt supplies at Burnley’s Heasandford Council Depot

8:00pm Friday 4th November 2011

THIRTY thousand tonnes of grit has been stockpiled as highways chiefs prepare for another ‘big freeze’ this winter.

Heavy rain warning for Lancashire and Cumbria

10:53am Monday 17th October 2011

A severe weather warning has been issued for Lancashire and Cumbria today.

Lancashire basks in record 28 degree heat

Lancashire Telegraph: FUN IN THE SUN Tamzin Riley and sister Ebony at Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe,

10:13am Monday 3rd October 2011

THOUSANDS of people took to the outdoors in Lancashire over the weekend in record October temperatures.

North West hit by high winds and heavy rain

Lancashire Telegraph: ALERT High tides at Blackpool

7:00pm Monday 12th September 2011

UPDATE: High winds hit the North West today as the remnants of Hurricane Katia arrived in Britain.

Flood risk as Katia heads for northern England

Lancashire Telegraph: The remnants of Hurricane Katia, currently in the western Atlantic, are expected to hit Britain next week (Nasa/AP)

10:36pm Friday 9th September 2011

Severe gales and flooding are likely to hit northern England as the remnants of Hurricane Katia makes its way across the Atlantic.

Lancashire County Council to stockpile 30,000 tonnes of salt to tackle snow

Lancashire Telegraph: FLASHBACK Salt stockpile from a previous year

11:22am Friday 9th September 2011

MORE than 30,000 tonnes of salt are being stockpiled from the start of next month to help combat Lancashire’s next big freeze.

Wind and rain batters Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: COLLAPSE The washed-away wall at Trinity Baptist Church, Colne

8:30pm Tuesday 6th September 2011

UPDATE: Torrential downpours and strong gusts of wind caused chaos across Lancashire today.

Wettest day of year for East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: RAINED OFF The statue on Blackburn’s Boulevard is  dripping wet during the deluge Picture: Robert Binder

11:46am Friday 12th August 2011

Meterologists recorded East Lancashire’s wettest day of the year yesterday.

Flooding hits East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: UNDER WATER RIbblesdale Road, Ribchester, yesterday Picture: Judith Freeman

4:54pm Thursday 11th August 2011

HEAVY rain has caused flooding in East Lancashire today.

Funnel cloud caught on camera above Pendle Hill

Lancashire Telegraph: FUNNEL Danny Power's photo

5:42pm Tuesday 26th July 2011

RARE funnel clouds were photographed above Pendle Hill by a Blackburn photographer.

East Lancashire basks in 26 degree temperatures

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire basks in 26 degree temperatures

8:43am Monday 27th June 2011

EAST Lancashire is waking up to 26 degree temperatures this morning.

Lancashire set for glorious Easter weather

3:10pm Wednesday 20th April 2011

Lancashire is set to be engulfed by another spell of glorious barbecue weather over the Easter weekend - as forecasters predict one of the hottest Aprils on record.

Road gales warning for North West

9:46am Friday 1st April 2011

ROAD users are being warned about potentially dangerous driving conditions due to high winds.

Wettest February in a decade in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: SPECTACULAR: A hailstorm cloud passes through the Ribble Valley towards Pendle Hill on Monday

4:19pm Wednesday 2nd March 2011

EAST Lancashire experienced its wettest February for a decade, with rainfall double what would normally be expected.

East Lancashire battered by strong winds

Lancashire Telegraph: TIMBER The fallen tree at Preston New Road, Blackburn

4:54pm Monday 7th February 2011

EAST Lancashire is set to be hit by more strong winds and rain for the next couple of days after taking a battering today.

Weather warning for East Lancashire over 70mph winds

Lancashire Telegraph: STORM Collapsed scaffolding in Brierfield

9:10am Saturday 5th February 2011

A WEATHER warning has been put in place ahead of predicted 70mph winds battering East Lancashire this weekend.

Lancashire set to dry out this week

Lancashire Telegraph: Bailey Douglas, four, from Blackburn, braves the mud at Hoghton Tower Farmers’ Market yesterday, which went ahead

9:18am Monday 17th January 2011

LANCASHIRE was hit by torrential rain and strong winds at the weekend.

Call for urgent action on Colne potholes

11:47am Monday 10th January 2011

URGENT action needs to be taken over a raft of potholes which have sprung up across Colne, say councillors.

East Lancashire reservoir levels low despite snow

Lancashire Telegraph: LOW LEVELS: The snow-covered Fishmoor Reservoir

7:10pm Saturday 8th January 2011

FEARS are looming of a hosepipe ban after it was revealed that reservoir levels across East Lancashire have plunged despite all the snow.

Flood-hit Earby school’s race against time

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG CLEAN-UP: Head Dawn Liversidge surveys one of the damaged rooms at Earby Springfield Primary.

1:05pm Friday 7th January 2011

A primary school hit by burst pipes could seek alternative accommodation if the massive clean-up is not completed by the end of next week.

Snow returns to East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: SNOW RETURNS: Tockholes Road

10:39am Friday 7th January 2011

WINTRY weather has returned to some parts of East Lancashire this morning.


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