Gritters to take to the streets of Sheffield as temperatures plummet

Gritters will be out on the streets of Sheffield tonight with temperatures expected to plummet below freezing.

Thursday, 3rd January 2019, 12:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 07:24 am

Sheffield Council contractor Amey said its fleet would be out from 8pm on Thursday, with temperatures expected to drop as low as -3°C.

Sheffield gritters on standby at the Olive Grove Depot. Pictured: Marie Caley

The Met Office said a frost was likely overnight and temperatures were not expected to go above 4°C on Friday.