According to Yahoo, SKY news is reporting that an avalance warning has been issued today for the Lake District, and the Helvellyn area in particular.
“The Lake District National Park Authority says conditions have rarely been so bad. Fell top assessor xxx said he had not seen Helvellyn in such a dangerous state for many years”.
Anyone planning a visit there this weekend would be advised to check first !.
Walkers are advised to stay away from high peaks until the snow and ice subsides.
The Lake District National Park Authority’s Weatherline is on 08700 55 0575 or www.lake-district.gov.uk/weatherline.