Heavy Snow Could Grip Britain Next Week!
Just TWO more days of rain to go. Then SNOW will grip Britain, warn forecasters. Temperatures are set to plunge as the current mild Atlantic weather system makes way for colder air from the Arctic.
Drier and calmer conditions will be welcomed by thousands devastated by floods though the change will bring a new threat of snow and ice.
A huge area of low pressure from the United States which has swept past the UK will draw cold air in from the Arctic.
When severe events happen in the States we often see an effect here and we could see a similar scenario but on a much lesser scale.
“A huge area of low pressure like that can have an knock-on effect on other systems even after it has moved off.
“It is going to be colder next week with the chance of snow.
Are you prepared? Have you got your Rock Salt yet?
Here at Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire we stock Rock Salt in 25Kg bags and in bulk bags.
Rock Salt is often used both residentially and municipally for managing ice. Rock Salt is used to manage ice because brine which is a solution of water and salt has a lower freezing point than just ordinary water. Therefore by simply putting salt on ice this will cause it to melt. It is common for people to spread Rock Salt on their paths and driveways after a snow storm to melt the snow. It is also common for people to lay Rock Salt before a frost or snowstorm to prevent ice from forming.
Some people may be concerned about the effects of Rock Salt on the environment however do not worry! Rock Salt is non-toxic and residual salt is gradually diluted and disposed of through natural processes.