Drivers advised to avoid Snake Pass due to snowfall in Derbyshire

Drivers have been advised to avoid Snake Pass due to snow.

Monday, 8th February 2021, 4:09 pm
Updated Monday, 8th February 2021, 4:14 pm

Derbyshire Armed Response Unit said the people should avoid the area or find an alternative route.

“Any journey at this time should be for essential reasons only.

“If road closure signs appear please don’t ignore them: they are there for a reason,” they said.

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A car navigates the Snake Pass in Derbyshire, as a blast of snow hits the north of England. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
A car navigates the Snake Pass in Derbyshire, as a blast of snow hits the north of England. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Snow is expected to fall throughout the day in Derbyshire as ‘danger to life’ amber warning is in force in East Midlands.

The Met Office said the warning is valid until Wednesday.