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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

Snowploughs battling to clear A39 snow in high winds

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

Our reporter David Woodland is out on the A39 over Exmoor and has just sent this picture. The road is still partially closed from the top of Porlock Hill to the turning for Oare, as high winds have created snowdrifts up to 6 feet deep. Snowploughs have been at work all afternoon.


Appeal following serious crash in Bridgwater

Police in Somerset would like to hear from anyone who witnessed a serious crash in Bridgwater this afternoon. It took place between a cyclist and lorry near the Morrison's distribution centre in Bath Road.

The injured cyclist was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries. The road has been closed while investigators examine the scene.

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