Snow and ice road warning for morning rush hour drivers in Somerset
Drivers have been warned to take extra care on Somerset's roads this morning after overnight snow and ice led to hazardous conditions.
Snow flurries were reported on higher ground in the county, including parts of the Blackdown Hills, Exmoor and Mendips last night.
With temperatures also dropping below freezing following snowy showers, the Met Office kept its severe weather warning of ice in place until 10am this morning.
Somerset's gritting fleet was treating the county's network of roads from 4.45am this morning but, with a mainly dry and sunny day forecast, conditions were expected to improve mid-morning.
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There were several accidents on Somerset's roads this morning.
The A303 was closed between Southfields Roundabout in Ilminster and the B3170 junction in Marsh due to a crash involving a lorry.
There were also delays after accidents on the A30 near Chillington, the A371 at Axbridge and the A372 in Kingsdon.
The Met Office said a few showers were still possible in the West later today, which could fall as sleet or snow over hills.
There are currently no further severe weather warnings in place for the West this week.
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