November 30, 2010
blanketed by fresh downfall of snow
was covered in a blanket of snow this morning (Tuesday, November
30th) as the wintry weather continued.
A quarter of an inch of snow fell during the early hours of the
day, covering streets and pavements.
beach was also covered in the white stuff, with the town's lighthouse
barely visible through the gloom.
Forecasters say the maximum temperature in Burnham today will
be a chilly 3°C. Outbreaks of snow will gradually die away,
to be followed by a widespread hard frost tonight when temperatures
will plunge to a low of -4°C. Further snow is expected over
the next few days.
Police warned motorists to take extra care in the slippery conditions
and also issued a warning drivers not to leave their cars unattended
while they are defrosting them after a car was stolen.