North Yorkshire snow information

Heavy snow causes spike in web traffic as residence search for information.

From 25th November 2010, heavy snow started to fall in North Yorkshire. The County Council website received a 100% traffic spike to their website, hosted by GOSS. On the website information was available on:

  • Gritting routes and priorities
  • School closures
  • Live weather
  • Live web cams of traffic hot spots
  • Maps of gritting routes
  • Links to social media

Content was also pushed out to social media sites such as twitter.