Monday, 6 December 2010

A winter scene

Fairly thick snow on the roofs is taking a long time to melt, at this secret location in the West End of Newcastle. Do you recognise the scene?

Icicles on most buildings

Icicles formed as the snow melted off the gutters and then froze as it melted. Some of the more badly maintained leaky and blocked gutters and drainpipes have a lot of water on both  the inside and the  outside of them which has frozen and damaged them. Gutters and drainpipes  which have water lying stagnant inside them will be damaged as the water freezes, cracking the plastic or metal as it expands and forms ice.
This one should be OK but some really badly maintained gutters in Arthur's Hill have broken off and fallen to the ground. Please visit there for latest news from Herbwormwood