Sheffield snow: From 1947 to 2018, see how blizzards have hit city in winters past - PICTURES

The threat of heavy snow is never too far away in Sheffield - with plenty of white stuff having fallen in the city over the years.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 14 January, 2019, 08:58
Buses struggle through the snow and slush in Leopold Street in 1986.

We've dipped back into our archive to see how we've battled through the blizzards - from 1947 right up to the present day. How many of these can you remember?

It looks like some kind of scene from a war movie, but this is the Sheffield Canal in 1947 when the city was hit by one of the worst winters on record.
Huge drifts blanked the city for weeks. Here's how it looked in Edale in the winter of 1947.
1955 and as in the modern day, getting out and about on the roads can prove problematic when the snows come.
Into the 1960s and the winter wonderland scene at Fulwood in 1962.
Making sure the city's sporting fixtures went ahead was a priority in 1979 - here's a pitch clearance under way at Bramall Lane.
It was the same at Hillsborough as Bramall Lane in the winter of 1979 with fans and officials helping to clear the pitch of snow.
Fun at Longshaw in the winter of 1970.
Its name is synonymous with snow in Sheffield - and here's the infamous Snake Pass blocked by huge drifts in 1981.
A quiet snowy day in Weston Park in 1983.
Buses struggle through the slush and snow in Leopold Street in the city centre in 1986.
A normally busy Fargate - deserted in the blizzards of 1986.

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It is a white out in Manor Oaks Road in 1987 as one brave shopper battles through the blizzards.
Fulwood under a covering of the white stuff in 1990.
Ditching the car and going by foot in Nether Green in 1995.
Despite heavy snow in 1996, the trams managed to keep running in Sheffield.
A dismal and wintery scene on Glossop Road in 2004.
Leave the car...a snow day in Crookes in 2005.
A covering of snow in Townhead Street, as pictured from The Balance building in winter 2018.
Motorists and pedestrians battle on along Corporation Street in 2010.
There's still shopping to be done and trams to travel on as snow hits the city centre in 2011.
Here's how the snow looked in the city in 2013.
Drivers battle through the snows in Fulwood in 2007.