How we coped with the snow in 2009

Extreme weather warning for Hampshire tonight

Daily Echo: Snow covers Hampshire

4:02pm Thursday 5th February 2009

AN extreme weather warning has been issued, with more snow and ice on the way for Hampshire tonight.

Snow just a memory as Hampshire's big thaw continues

Daily Echo: Snow covers Hampshire

3:22pm Wednesday 4th February 2009

THOUSANDS of children returned to school today as Hampshire began to return to normality following the deluge of snow that brought the county to a near standstill.

Schools still hit by weather

7:56am Wednesday 4th February 2009

A number of schools remain closed today while others will be opening slightly later than normal.

Revellers enjoy snowball fight on Southampton Common

Daily Echo: Revellers enjoy snowball fight on Southampton Common

3:07pm Wednesday 4th February 2009

Snow revellers took to the Southampton Common in a snowball fight organised on a social networking website.

Your snow pictures

Daily Echo: Snow covers Hampshire

4:56pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

THE Daily Echo have been inundated with pictures from our readers of snow covered Hampshire.

Saints match gets go-ahead

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11:50am Tuesday 3rd February 2009

SAINTS Championship clash with Sheffield United tonight has been given the all clear.

More snow on way for Hampshire

Daily Echo: Stanmore Way, Winc hester, by Echo reader Holly Houghton, aged 15

3:40pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

FORECASTERS are predicting more snow is on its way for Hampshire despite a thaw in the weather this afternoon.

Non-league programme snowed off

2:10pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

Eastleigh's Blue Square South game at home to St Albans has been postponed - along with the rest of tonight's local non-league fixtures.

First Hampshire bus services back on roads in Southampton

Daily Echo: Warning to drivers for the journey home from work

3:10pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

ALL bus services in Southampton run by First bus were operating this afternoon following their suspension due to adverse weather conditions.

Police called as gangs go on snowball rampage

1:15pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

GANGS of youths went on snowball rampages, across Southampton.

Man lay helpless for an hour after falling on ice

Daily Echo: Man lay helpless for an hour after falling on ice

10:36am Tuesday 3rd February 2009

A PENSIONER lay helpless in the snow for an hour waiting for an ambulance after slipping on ice on the Itchen Bridge.

Massive snowball fight planned for city centre

9:36am Tuesday 3rd February 2009

UP to 400 people are expected to flock to Southampton Common this lunchtime for a mass snowball fight.

Nine car pile-up causes motorway misery

Daily Echo: Nine car pile-up causes motorway misery

3:09pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

MOTORISTS using the M27 are facing long delays this afternoon following a crash involving nine cars.

Why can’t we cope with the snow in Hampshire?

Daily Echo: Snow covers Hampshire

12:50pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

SIXTY-FIVE snow ploughs, 45 gritters and hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of salt – but it still was not enough.

Motorists in three-hour A31 nightmare

Daily Echo: Daily Echo News

11:12am Tuesday 3rd February 2009

DRIVERS were this morning experiencing huge delays on a major link road across Hampshire due to the Arctic weather.

Hundreds of schools shut - the full list (FEB 2009)

Daily Echo: Snow covers Hampshire

10:40am Tuesday 3rd February 2009

The weather has forced a number of schools to close across Hampshire and Southampton today

Snow to cause yet more problems across Hampshire

Daily Echo: Snow covers Hampshire

6:40pm Monday 2nd February 2009

COMMUTERS are facing a second day of difficulty as the Met Office predict yet more snow overnight after a day which brought chaos to the South.

Warning to drivers for the journey home from work

Daily Echo: Warning to drivers for the journey home from work

4:22pm Monday 2nd February 2009

DRIVERS are being warned to take "extreme care" as they travel home from work tonight.

Snow delays Hampshire train services

10:40am Monday 2nd February 2009

SNOW has thrown Hampshire’s train network into chaos.

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  • Accidents soar across Hampshire

    Daily Echo: A car in the snow in Ringwood

    1:01pm Monday 2nd February 2009

    HAMPSHIRE Constabulary have dealt with more than 160 road accidents as a result of the wintry weather.

    Rubbish collections delayed by snow

    12:40pm Monday 2nd February 2009

    COUNCIL services across Hampshire have been affected by the heavy snowfall.

    Airport re-opens after snow clearing operation

    Daily Echo: Southampton Airport

    12:38pm Monday 2nd February 2009

    IT was all systems go at Southampton Airport after the Arctic conditions wreaked havoc with timetables.

    Top tips for driving in the snow

    Daily Echo: Snow has covered the roads across Harrow this morning, causing traffic chaos

    2:09pm Monday 2nd February 2009

    THIS week temperatures plummeted bringing icy conditions that highlight our lack of skill and practice in winter driving.

    List of school closures in Southampton and Hampshire (February 2009)

    10:43am Monday 2nd February 2009

    THE complete list of Southampton schools where lessons have been affected by the snow.



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