Storm Arwen: Travel disruption across Yorkshire

There is travel disruption across Yorkshire, as Storm Arwen hits the region.

The Met Office has issued amber weather warnings.

Parts of the our region are experiencing snow, extremely strong winds and torrential rain.

Drivers are being urged to take care on the roads, and check weather conditions before setting off.

Over a hundred thousand people across our region are without power. Northern Powergrid, the providers, said several of their customers are experiencing power cuts due to Storm Arwen.

They said they have managed to restore power to 88,000 homes and businesses but 112,000 customers are still without power.

They have reported more than 550 instances of damage on their network.

Northern Powergrid provides powers to North East England and Yorkshire regions and the North Lincolnshire area.

Rail passengers are being advised to defer travel by LNER (London North Eastern Railway).

The train company's asking customers who are expecting to travel over the weekend to delay their plans if possible. LNER tickets dated 26-28 November will be valid for travel between 29 November and 01 December.

Due to strong winds, the Humber Bridge has been closed to high-sided and wind vulnerable vehicles.

Football matches across our region have been called off.