â â Fig. Photograph by B . R. Goodfellow The summit of Snowdon, seen from the south, illustrating the difficulty of determining the snowline in irregular country after a drifting snowfall I. transport and winter activities generally the maintenance of upland comniunications is a matter of serious concern. Gone are the days when at 2000 ft after a heavy drifting snowstorm those east Highland main roads over the Cairnwell and the Lecht, and the North Pennine roads over Killhope, Yad Moss and Hartside could be left blocked for two or three weeks without serious complaint. On z April 1937, the narrow cuttings through the drifts over Killhope, where after six weeks the road from Weardale to Alston had at last been opened, were up to twelve feet deep. In the 1968 Margary lecture, summarized in Weather (Manley 1969), the consequence of the fact that we are surrounded by open seas, so that our mean January temperature in the lowlands lies around 4"C, was stressed. There is a particularly rapid and effective increase with altitude in the frequency, amount and duration of snowfall and snow-cover. But the seasonal variability is very great. In broad terms, however, an annual average
Weather – Wiley
Published: May 1, 1971
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