VARIOUS STUFF - SNOW & ICE DERBYSHIRE - EARLY MARCH 2006
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The first few days of March 2006 were cold and mostly sunny with occasional snow showers, continuing from a cold end to February. This is the view in Newtown, New Mills on the Derbyshire/Cheshire border 1 March with snow covered Kinder Scout on the skyline

Geese on the frozen Peak Forest canal between New Mills and Disley, 1 March 2006

In the evening of 3 March there was a light snow fall, this is the view the next morning near Hayfield, Derbyshire

Later on 4 March at Kinder Reservoir nr Hayfield with the snow having melted from the lower levels but Kinder Scout was still covered as it had been for the last 10 days

Another light snow fall occured overnight on 4 March followed by a cold sunny morning, this picture is taken above New Mills, Derbyshire on the 5th March.

The next week was milder and wet, but by the following weekend snow returned. This is Market Street New Mills on the morning of the 12 March with a light snow cover blowing about in a strong wind and below freezing temperatures

Also on the morning of 12 March in New Mills. Heavier snow fell through the morning giving a covering which lasted throughout the day.

Another weekend and still snow! 18 March above Hayfield looking to Kinder Scout which was still well covered.

There were plenty of snowdrifts still remaining, such as here near Rushup Edge. There was a strong bitter east wind, note the sign hanging at an angle due to the gale that was blowing! 18 March 2006

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