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Snow affecting parts of the North East

Parts of our region have been affected by snow and sleet.

Parts of Weardale, Teesdale and County Durham saw snow fall on higher ground.

The latest advice and forecast from the Met Office can be viewed here

Reports of hazardous driving conditions due to snow on A171 Birk Brow Road between Whitby Road and Stanghow Road.

Affecting the traffic between Middlesbrough and Whitby.

– INRIX travel reports

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Weather: SNOW warning TODAY

Credit: Met Office

Outbreaks of sleet and snow will spread across parts of Southern Scotland and northern England this morning, continuing into the afternoon before clearing east into the North Sea by evening.

Some of this will be heavy and could bring accumulations of 5-10 cm on ground above 200 to 300 metres, with 1-3 cm settling to low levels in places.

Please be aware of some difficult driving conditions and the risk of travel disruption.

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