Extreme weather brings chaos to Northwest transport

Roads across Blackburn covered in snow Credit: David Pollitt
Roads across Blackburn covered in snow. Credit: David Pollitt

Lancashire has been hit with heavy snowfall following a yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office.  

Blackburn and Darwin were amongst the worst hit areas.  

Weather conditions over Lancashire. Image: Met Office

Traffic has been particularly slow on the roads surrounding Blackburn due to a large amount of accidents.  

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: “We were called out to several incidents on the roads overnight and conditions still remain poor this morning.” 

Police have warned drivers to take care on the roads given the conditions and advise them to proceed with caution.

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