A weekend of freezing cold weather and snow is continuing to cause disruption in the North West.
Granada's Programme Editor Andrew Rigby was caught in the M6 snow chaos. Here he describes his nightmare journey home.
Heavy snow and strong winds overnight have caused transport and power problems in upland areas of the region.
4500 homes are without power in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. This includes towns such as Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Glossop. Electricity North West says its engineers have been working round the clock to restore power. They hope to have the problems fixed by tonight.