Isle of Wight Radio iwradio.co.uk 14 Jan, 2021 13:00 am

Drivers Warned Of Icy Isle Of Wight Road Conditions

Drivers Warned Of Icy Isle Of Wight Road Conditions
Drivers on the Isle of Wight are being warned of icy conditions tonight (Thursday) into tomorrow.

Drivers on the Isle of Wight are being warned of icy conditions tonight (Thursday) into tomorrow.The Isle of Wight Met Service has said that black ice is expected to form after some rainfall this evening, after temperatures drop.The IW Met Service said: "As skies clear tonight the temperature will drop close to or below freezing in many parts leading to a widespread frost.It's thought a gritting run will take place, but drivers are advised to take extra care - especially on rural roads.

"Extra care should be taken on the roads, especially on minor routes that may be untreated."Surface water from today’s rainfall will quickly freeze, especially in rural areas and on untreated roads and surfaces, leading to the formation of Black (invisible) Ice.

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