Traffic and schools around Yorkshire affected by icy weather conditions
Wintry weather conditions are expected to continue later today after snow caused traffic chaos and hit public transport services.
Buses were unable to run on untreated roads this morning and motorists were warned of icy conditions.
Leeds City Council said pupil registration was delayed until 9.30am at Crawshaw Academy in Pudsey and 9.35am at Guiseley School due to severe weather.
The North Halifax Grammar School in Calderdale and Hallam Primary School, Sheffield, are closed today. In Bradford, more than 50 schools were either fully or partially closed.
Barnsley Council said Oxspring Primary School would open at 10am.
Last night motorway drivers faced delays of up to two hours and vehicles became stranded near Huddersfield and Halifax after snow swept across the region.
Today the AA has warned of hazardous driving conditions due to snow on the M62 around junction 22.
Weather warnings have been issued over snow and high winds tonight and into tomorrow morning.
The Met Office said: “Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday.
“Travel delays are possible on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded. Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off.”
The following schools are fully closed today:
The North Halifax Grammar School
All Saints CE Primary
Education in Hospital One, BRI
Education in Hospital Two, Airedale
Heaton St Barnabas’ CE Primary
St Paul’s CE Primary
Bradford District PRU
Cottingley Village Primary
One in a Million Free School
St Oswald’s C E Primary Academy
Our Lady and St Brendan’s Catholic Primary
Park Primary PRU
Reevy Hill Primary
St John The Evangelist Catholic Academy
St Stephen’s CE Primary
St Winefride’s Catholic Primary Academy
Worth Valley Primary
Hallam Primary School, Sheffield