Schools close with warnings of essential travel only as heavy snow hits North Yorkshire

Harrogate under snow Credit: Editorial

Schools have been closed with police warning of essential journeys only as heavy snowfall hits North Yorkshire.

Heavy snow has fallen in parts of the Calendar region Credit: Mark Witty/Harrogate

A number of schools across North Yorkshire have been forced to close due to the conditions.

Motorists have been facing challenging driving conditions this morning after heavy overnight snow in across North Yorkshire.

The B6055 between Knaresborough and Harrogate has been closed after an accident due to the adverse weather conditions.

Coastliner bus services have had to cancel a number of their services with morning due to the snow.

This is the scene across our region: