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Snow causes travel problems and more could be on the way

  • Click below to watch a video report by ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu

Snow has brought major problems to roads, rail and airports across the East.

Both London Luton Airport and Stansted Airport had to close for a period of time whilst their runways were cleared.

By Sunday evening, nearly 400 schools across the Anglia region had decided they would be closed on Monday.

Credit: ITV News Anglia

Rail services across the East were disrupted after some places saw more than three inches- that's eight centimetres of snow.

Police in Cambridgeshire reported a a number of incidents but no serious injuries. They said it was fortunate the snow came on a Sunday when fewer people were on the roads.

In Bedfordshire the A421 was shut at the Black Cat roundabout after a lorry jack knifed - just one of dozens of road closures through the day.

Police tweeted this of a jack knifed lorry on the A421 Credit: @roadpoliceBCH

The A12 in Essex was also closed this morning near to the football ground between J27 and J28 due to an accident. Shortly after it was shut further south between Great Baddow and Galleywood because of multiple accidents involving lorries.

All bets were off at Huntingdown today. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Huntingdon Racecourse was forced to abandon one of its biggest meetings of the year- the Betfred Peterborough Chase- as the freezing temperatures took their toll.

For some though- today was all about having fun! Credit: Sarah Cooper

Forecasters are warning of sleet and snow, possibly turning heavy in places across the region tomorrow.

Northampton College has already announced that it will be closed at all three sites (Booth Lane, Lower Mounts and Daventry) tomorrow, Monday 11th December. ​

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