Major disruption by Storm Emma

The effects of Storm Emma is still being felt across the region, as hundreds of motorists remain stranded on roads, schools remain closed and trains and buses remain cancelled.

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Exeter Airport flights cancelled following Storm Emma

There are currently no flights to and from Exeter and Heathrow Airports. Credit: PA

There will be no flights to or from Exeter and Heathrow Airport due to "wintry conditions" authorities have said.

Passengers are being advised to check the status of their flight before travelling.

Although the runway is currently being cleared, staff say nothing is expected to depart before 10:30 this morning.

Drivers told to avoid A38 Haldon Hill following 'multi-vehicle pile up'

Devon and Cornwall Police are asking drivers to avoid A38 Haldon Hill and have closed the Westbound carriageway following a 'multi-vehicle pile up'.

Officers say there is stationary traffic following the accident which took place between A380 (Splatford Split) and B3344 (Harcombe Cross).

Police say the pile up was caused by cars skidding on black ice and no casualties have yet been reported.

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Police officers have reiterated that people should not travel unless absolutely necessary with a continuing risk.

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Storm Emma: where to find travel information

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With a yellow weather warning remaining across parts of the West Country, you can access up-to-date travel information in the following places:

  • You can keep up to date with the latest weather warnings on the Met Office website
  • You can check on incidents in the road network by checking the Highways England website
  • People in Somerset can check the latest road conditions in the county on the Travel Somerset website
  • Many bus users will be able to find updates on the Stagecoach website. First Bus has announced none of its services will run today (Friday)

All major incidents will also be reported on our Twitter feed.

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