Then he felt himself a person of consequence, and on smooth, black ice, with a bold heart and a quick elbow, he smoked along over the levels as fast as a pack in full cry.
There were gullies and ravines, and holes like gravel-pits, cut in ice; lumps and scattered pieces frozen down to the original floor of the floe; blotches of old black ice that had been thrust under the floe in some gale and heaved up again; roundish boulders of ice; saw-like edges of ice carved by the snow that flies before the wind; and sunken pits where thirty or forty acres lay below the level of the rest of the field.
The lorry skidded on black ice
at 6am on Saturday morning and smashed into a wall.
There were hazardous conditions caused by black ice
in Flintshire and between Aberystwyth and Cardigan, and a gritting lorry toppled on to its side on the Nant y Garth Pass in Llandegla, Denbighshire yesterday morning.
The lorry had to be pulled from a ditch after the black ice
sent it skidding into a muddy field on Yarm Back Lane, near Hartburn in Stockton, yesterday at about 6.
caused multiple crashes in Sussex, leading to the closure of a busy stretch of the A259 yesterday.
There was a woman killed this morning on the Ballyduff road when her car hit black ice
and left the road.
2) Manual removal of snow and slush and black ice
from sidewalks eliminating a total area of ?
According to reports, black ice
is dangerous since they cannot be easily spotted on roads.
police got a call about a car that skid on black ice
and hit a tree on Hudson Road; one person was evaluated by the ambulance crew, but not transported.
Code Yellow due to snowfall, black ice
and strong wind is declared in Yambol, Sliven, Stara Zagora, Haskovo and Kardzhali.
Their warnings follow a number of incidents in South Wales yesterday, as black ice
caused numerous accidents while people made their way to work.