Border 12 updates 28 February 2018 'Beast from the East' - Updates for Wednesday 28th February Parts of Cumbria and the south of Scotland are feeling the effects of the 'Beast from the East', with snow and freezing temperatures hitting the region overnight. Share Tweet Plus Reddit Live updates One lane closed on the M6 near Kendal One lane closed and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound at J37 A684 (Kendal). Weather Share Tweet Plus Reddit A686 closed due to snow A686 Hartside Pass closed due to snow between Alston and Melmerby. Weather Share Tweet Plus Reddit Advertisement Load more updates Back to top Latest ITV News reports Beast from the East: Your photos A thick blanket of snow has covered Cumbria and the south of Scotland. Our viewers have been sending in some fantastic pictures and videos.