Cumbria Police is asking drivers who abandoned their cars on the A595 in Cumbria to contact them before trying to reach their vehicles.
The road remains closed because of snow between Millom and Ravensglass. The force said a "large number" of cars were left and drivers should call 101 for help.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Cumbria Police have been praised for the way they work with victims of crime, according to a new report by HMIC.
A mental health ward in Kendal is to remain open until the outcome of a delayed public consultation into its future.