Snow causing chaos on snake Pass between Sheffield and Manchester

Storm Gareth is currently sweeping across the UK and heavy snow making driving conditions hazardous across transpennine routes.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 9:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 9:43 am
The scene on the Snake Pass this morning. Pic: @itsnoel

Motorists are taking to social media that a number of heavy good vehicles have become stuck on higher parts of the Snake Pass due to the snow.

The road is currently still open but cars are being forced to turn road because the route is blocked by the stranded vehicles.

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A Met Office yellow warning of wind is in force for much of the UK for today and tomorrow with Storm Gareth expected to cause damage and travel disruption.

The scene on the Snake Pass this morning. Pic: @itsnoel