Gritting salt on its own works phenomenally well, but if you're in a hurry there are some amazing alternatives that can speed up your emergency de-icing.
Snow clearance takes many different forms across the world, and there are some phenomenal vehicles and crews in action tackling the hazards of the winter. At GRITIT, we've taken a peek at some of these winter heroes, and we've come across some awesome photos showing the snow clearance operatives in action.
The week of January 28th to February 3rd, 2019 looks set to be the chilliest yet this winter with the GRITIT weather desk predicting widespread freezes on Tuesday, Wednesday and especially hazardous icy conditions nationwide on Thursday. Slips trips and falls due to the ice look set to be commonplace; contact us ASAP if you need our expertise this week for a winter plan that keeps you operational and gives you peace of mind over winter trip claims.
A sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) of the atmosphere refers to a quick jump in temperatures up high in our stratosphere, which usually leads to a bitterly cold snap and winter storms. At the time of writing, a major sudden stratospheric warming event is currently underway, and at GRITIT we're prepared for a significant cold snap in the second half of January.