SNOW UPDATE: Police warn motorist to travel only if necessary on 'horrendous' South Yorkshire roads

Motorists have been warned to only make essential journeys today.

Sunday, 18th March 2018, 9:54 am
Updated Sunday, 18th March 2018, 10:00 am
More snow fell across South Yorkshire overnight. Picture - SYP Ops Support

South Yorkshire Police said roads in South Yorkshire were 'horrendous'.

The M1 is currently running as a single lane, the Woodhead Pass and Snake Pass are closed and many roads around South Yorkshire are treacherous.

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More snow fell across South Yorkshire overnight. Picture - SYP Ops Support

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police operational support team said: "Driving conditions around South Yorkshire are horrendous,

"If you don't need to travel then don't.

"Please take extra care if you do need to travel, allow plenty of time and please take warm clothing with you."

Driving conditions were described as horrendous. Picture - SYP Ops Support
More snow fell across South Yorkshire overnight. Picture - SYP Ops Support
Driving conditions were described as horrendous. Picture - SYP Ops Support