LiveSnow arrives in Cornwall: Info and pictures

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Summary

  • On the day considered to be the most depressing of the year, Blue Monday has turned white for many areas of Cornwall, with reports of snow in Falmouth, Penryn, Helston, Camborne, Redruth and Penzance.
  • With the white stuff finally arriving in the county, motorists are being urged to leave extra time for the journey to work in the icy conditions.
  • Send us your snow photographs to editorial@packetseries.co.uk

2:05pm

After a morning of snow-related snaps and shenanigans, it looks like the white stuff has all but disappeared from our area - you can still get in touch though with all your snow pictures or stories: editorial@packetseries.co.uk

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As lunchtime approaches and the sun pokes out from behind the clouds, much of the snow in Falmouth now seems to be melting away.

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And a lonesome snowman, sat atop a car on Killigrew Street. (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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The Pendennis mock steam engine at Falmouth's Penmere station this morning. (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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It's rare to see Kimberley Park with a dusting of snow. (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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The new play equipment in Falmouth's Kimberley Park was looking decidely frosty this morning. (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm

Another view of Fox Rosehill Gardens in the snow. (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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In the mild November of 2011, the banana plants in Fox Rosehill Gardens were bearing fruit (click here to read all about).

They don't look quite so ready to produce any bananas in this weather however! (via @PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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11:27am Mon 21 Jan 13

Gill Zella Martin 09 says

Lovely pictures, another lot of snow on the way I reckon.

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Gyllyngdune Gardens, Falmouth (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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A view down Cliff Road, Falmouth (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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Queen Mary Gardens, Falmouth (via @PacketGreg) Falmouth Packet:

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Is there anywhere more beautiful then Glendurgan Gardens in the snow?

Gallery now up online.

Falmouth Packet:

Send us your pictures here.

11:22am

Just in case, here is the fire and rescue link for staying safe in the chilly weather. Click here.

 

11:16am

And a rare view of Swanpool Beach in the snow (@PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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Not a lot of takers for Swanpool's crazy golf course in this weather it seems (via @PacketGreg) Falmouth Packet:

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Here is a lovely picture from Glendurgan Gardens

"Snow has transformed Glendurgan garden in Cornwall from a tropical paradise into Narnia".

Falmouth Packet:

11:08am Mon 21 Jan 13

meerkats says

lovely pics

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A view across the town from Budock Water (via @PacketGreg)

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And here's St Budock Parish Church itself...Falmouth Packet:

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On the road to St Budock Parish Church (via @PacketGreg)Falmouth Packet:

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And here is a snowman, our first of the day, and a not too impressed looking pet cat.Falmouth Packet:

 

Falmouth Packet:

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More snow pictures, this time sent in by Chris and Sue Turner of Mylor Bridge.

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Halwin Primary School near Wendron remains the only school in the area to be closed, at this time. 

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Here's a quick snap taken near Swanpool this morning by our reporter Greg Fountain

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Reports of an accident at Carnmenellis, with Camborne to Falmouth road reported to have compressed snow to solid ice very dangerous.

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The Met Office is forecasting that temperatures will be above zero today, so any snow that has fallen is not likely to stick around.

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Packet's news editor, Emma Ferguson reporting that St Michael's Primary, Nansloe and Parc Eglos schools in Helston remain open for the time being.

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Reports that Halwin School is closed, more as we get it

The empire invades Budock Water! Any great snow pictures, real or not, send them to jonathan.millar@packetseries.co.uk

 

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Falmouth Packet:

A light dusting of snow in Falmouth at Packet HQ

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Comments (3)

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11:02am Mon 21 Jan 13

Toffer99 says...

"Blue Monday" has been known to be a scam for a long time now. All you have to do is Google it.
http://www.guardian.
co.uk/science/brain-
flapping/2013/jan/21
/blue-monday-depress
ing-day-nonsense-sci
ence
"Blue Monday" has been known to be a scam for a long time now. All you have to do is Google it. http://www.guardian. co.uk/science/brain- flapping/2013/jan/21 /blue-monday-depress ing-day-nonsense-sci ence Toffer99
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11:08am Mon 21 Jan 13

meerkats says...

lovely pics
lovely pics meerkats
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11:27am Mon 21 Jan 13

Gill Zella Martin 09 says...

Lovely pictures, another lot of snow on the way I reckon.
Lovely pictures, another lot of snow on the way I reckon. Gill Zella Martin 09
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