Beast from the East: Updates for Friday 2 March

Snow brought by the 'Beast from the East' combined with strong winds is causing a third day of school closures and severe travel disruption.

AMBER and YELLOW weather warnings remain active across the region.

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Travel: Cumbria roads remain blocked from snow storms

Credit: Cumbria Police

Snow drifts covered many roads in Cumbria last night, making them impassable to motorists across the county.

Many A roads are still closed while emergency services work to get them open again.

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