Snow scene in Newcastle
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Snow conditions around the UK

The earliest widespread snowfall for 17 years has begun to grip many parts of the UK. Up to 10cm of snow settled in north-east Scotland and northern England overnight, with falls also reported in Cornwall, Northern Ireland and Wales.

The Met Office has issued warnings of heavy or drifting snow and widespread icy roads particularly for the eastern side of the UK.

Phil Lavelle, Sharon Barbour and Kevin Keane report from the worst affected areas in the country.

  • 25 Nov 2010