EVERY major road in Sheffield to be gritted tonight as temperatures plummet

Gritters will take to the streets of Sheffield tonight with temperatures expected to plummet below freezing.

Thursday, 13th December 2018, 12:53 pm
Updated Friday, 14th December 2018, 07:26 am
Sheffield Gritters on standby at the Olive Grove Depot. Picture: Marie Caley.

Sheffield Council contractor Amey said all priority routes will be gritted tonight from 5.30pm with clear skies expected to lead to a widespread frost.

The Met Office said temperatures could drop as low -3 °C overnight.

Sheffield Gritters on standby at the Olive Grove Depot. Picture: Marie Caley.

Forecasters have also issued a weather warning for snow for Sheffield.

On Saturday and Sunday Sheffield could see blizzard conditions as heavy snow is blown in on strong winds.