Icy conditions to continue in Cumbria and southern Scotland

  • Video report by Ryan Dollard


UPDATE: A second warning for ice has been issued by the Met Office.

The yellow weather warning, which covers parts of Cumbria and the south of Scotland, is due to come into force at 4pm today and last until 11am tomorrow morning.

The Met Office has warned icy stretches likely to cause difficult travel conditions. Police across the region have been dealing with a number of weather related incidents since yesterday.

An accident closed the M6 at Carlisle yesterday morning, closing the M6 Northbound. There were also reports of a bus that crashed into a house in Denton Holme in Carlisle. No injuries were reported.

An accident at Junction 43 on the M6 Northbound this morning caused disruption. The motorway is now reopened.

Hannah Jackson, Cumbria's Red Shepherdess posted about hazardous black ice on the roads.

Cumbria Police have been warning people to take care and drive to road and weather conditions.

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