Beast from the East: Updates for Friday 2 March

Snow brought by the 'Beast from the East' combined with strong winds is causing a third day of school closures and severe travel disruption.

AMBER and YELLOW weather warnings remain active across the region.

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TRAVEL: A69 re-opens following overnight closure

The A69 has fully re-opened following its closure due to hazardous driving conditions.

Police and other agencies have been working overnight to re-open the road.

Motorists are still advised to only travel if necessary.

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