Two lanes have re-opened on the M6 northbound near Tebay after several accidents caused by cars skidding on snow. One lane is currently closed while Police clear the scene and grit the road surface but officers say they're working to re-open it as soon as possible.
Around 450 homes in Cumbria will be without power until tomorrow after the county was hit by high winds and snow. Electricity Northwest say the roads are so bad, engineers aren't able to get out to reconnect homes.
Cumbria Police are still advising people not to travel in the south and west of the county unless absolutely necessary.
The following roads are only passable with care:
M6 Hackthorpe to Shap, A6 Shap, A590 Barrow to the M6 and the A5092 Grizebeck
The following roads are closed: A66 at Stainmore, A595 Dalton to Ireleth Road, A595 Bolton Low Houses, Wigton A595 Holmrook to Millom, A595 Millom to Bootle, A592 Kirkstone pass, A686 at Hartside, B6276 between Brough to Middleton in Teasdale and B6277 Alston to Middleton in Teasdale
With snow causing chaos for many today, one viewer has told us about the nightmare journey he had this morning.
Terry Harvey-Chadwick was on his way from Seascale to Barrow to host a science workshop as part of National Science and Engineering Week... but he didn't get that far.
When on the A595, just south of Waberthwaite, Terry got stuck:
"I was stuck for almost 6 hours before they got to me. Even the snow plough and digger sent to try and free us got stuck in the very deep snow."
"I, and some other drivers, was eventually rescued by the Wasdale Mountain Rescue team and had to walk nearly a quarter mile through the blizzard, wading through snow up to my waist, to reach the rescue vehicles."
Sellafield has returned to normal after a precautionary 'site incident' was declared earlier because of the bad weather.
Many staff were sent home early because of concerns over their welfare and safety on site.
Sellafield nuclear plant has been closed due to "staff welfare" following adverse weather, a spokesperson has said:
Sellafield has declared a precautionary 'Site Incident' because of the bad weather currently affecting the area. They have stressed that the move is nothing to be concerned about and is 'in line with well rehearsed procedures'.
Some staff at the site will be allowed to leave early as weather conditions worsen.
A press spokesman said:
Parts of the region have battled with another day of wintry weather, with snow and ice causing problems for motorists.
In the Scottish Borders, many roads have been closed, school transport has been stopped and several schools have been shut.
Watch the full report from Jenny Longden below.
An Amber warning for heavy snow in the Scottish Borders remains in place until 6pm.
Then a yellow 'be aware' warning is in place until midnight.
Through Wednesday and Thursday the weather is forecast to remain cold with a few snow showers expected to continue to affect more eastern areas of the Borders.
There are warnings of significant snow with strong winds expected on Friday.
Graham Sowerby took these snowy pictures of Sedbergh, in Cumbria, from his Phantom Quadcopter this morning.
Heavy snowfall and ice is causing disruption across the region_. _
There have been 15 accidents in Cumbria this morning and several roads closed in Cumbria and southern Scotland due to treacherous driving conditions.