Weather: Yellow warning for wintry conditions

Some roads in the region are closed because of snow and ice on the roads Credit: Met Office

A yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place until 12pm today.

Heavy hail and snow showers are expected during this morning, which will build on many surfaces. Ice is also likely to form on untreated roads and pavements.

Drivers and those using public transport are advised that journey times by road, bus and train are likely to be longer. Some vehicles could become stranded.

ROADS CLOSED due to hazardous driving conditions:

  • A592 Kirkstone Pass between Troutbeck and Hartsop.
  • Torver - A593 around A5084.