North East hit by a blanket of snow many major routes covered 4
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.
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Motorists are bring urged to take extra care across the North East as many major routes have been covered.

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Heavy snow fall and strong winds have left the A1, A19, A66 & A1M covered in snow.

While many major routes in towns and cities have also been covered leaving many roads difficult to navigate.

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Gritting across many areas has failed as the snow has created air pockets allowing the snow to rest on top.

Snow began falling at 11pm last night and is expected to continue until 9am this morning.

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A number of schools, colleges and Universities are expected to announce they could be closed for the day. Make sure you check ahead before traveling.

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North East hit by a blanket of snow many major routes covered