Motorists warned to take care after more snow falls on Dover
Snow has covered parts of the Dover area overnight, leaving
roads slippery, although main roads are passable with care.
It started snowing on Sunday evening and continued throughout
the night resulting in a layer about about five centimetres thick.
There are larger accumulations where the wind has blown it.
Motorists are being advised to take extra care with their
journeys to work this morning.
Only one school in the area is reported to be closed, and that's
Portal House School at St Margaret's.
The worst affected areas are on the higher ground, around
Whitfield and the hills above River. Roads and pavements in Dover
town centre are reported to be clear.
Strong winds and heavy rain swept across the area yesterday
which meant the ground was already very wet when the snow started
to fall. With temperatures dropping, drivers were warned to watch
out for ice.
Forecasters say there is only a 20 per cent chance of any
more snow and rain during today and although temperatures will
reach a maximum of 4 degrees centigrade, it will feel more like
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