VIDEO: LIVE UPDATES: Snow causes chaos across Sheffield and South Yorkshire

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Snow has descended on Sheffield and South Yorkshire today causing traffic chaos, travel issues and school closures.

Forecasters predicted the cold weather would come, and after some flurries on Wednesday, the snow came down thick and fast and settled across Sheffield on Thursday.

Scenes in South Yorkshire after a sudden snowfall causes chaos on the roads. Picture: Alex Roebuck

Scenes in South Yorkshire after a sudden snowfall causes chaos on the roads. Picture: Alex Roebuck

*Schools were closed across the area - see the latest updates HERE: SCHOOL CLOSURES LATEST

*First Bus and Stagecoach have now resumed some services as of 7pm but many are still not running fully. Most trams are running again, except Purple - See the travel updates HERE: TRAVEL, BUS AND TRAM UPDATES

*Met Office predicts further snowfall across South Yorkshire:

MORE snow forecast

*The snow has caused crashes across the region as motorists struggle to get to grips with the weather - see the VIDEO here: VIDEO Snow causes crashes

*Star readers have been sending their photos in for our slideshow of snow pics with #thestarsnow - see the latest, third update of the slideshow HERE: SLIDESHOW of reader snow photos

*A pedestrian is in hospital after a crash in the snow: Pedestrian in hospital after crash

The snow has also caused the Moor market to close, while Sheffield Council gritters have been gritting across the city to tackle the snow.

Don’t forget to email us your pics at or tweet @SheffieldStar

Keep checking back here for the latest overview of snow across the region.

LIVE CCTV STREET CAMS: Keep an eye on the snow situation on Sheffield’s main roads. View these live web cams - CLICK HERE.

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TWITTER: Tweet us @sheffieldstar - include you name, caption and location and, to help us find your snow message, use the hashtag #thestarsnow

Also send us your selfies using #thestarselfie

We will publish the best online and in the paper.

Also tell us what the snow is like on your street? Is it settling? Have you had to cancel a meeting? Again use #thestarsnow


For all South Yorkshire travel updates and to keep an eye on Sheffield’s roads, check out our transport news, with live street cams - CLICK HERE.