Weather causes travel problems

Bad weather is continuing to cause problems in the South West

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More pictures from the blocked A39 over Exmoor

A snowplough on the A39 on Exmoor Credit: ITV News/David Woodland

The road is currently blocked between Porlock Hill and the turning for Brendon 6 miles towards Lynmouth. High winds have created snowdrifts over 6 feet high and snowploughs equipped with blowers are working to clear the road. The temperature this afternoon was 3c at Porlock.

The road is still closed because of snowdrifts Credit: ITV News/David Woodland


Bad weather continuing to disrupt travel

Bad weather is continuing to cause problems for travellers Credit: PA

The St Mawes to Falmouth passenger ferry service has been suspended for the rest of today due to severe weather conditions.

Delays are also possible to flights to and from Newquay Airport due to adverse weather.

Meanwhile, snow ploughs and blowers are continuing to clear the A39 in Somerset, which has been one of the worst hit roads in the region.

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