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Snow and travel alert from Highways England

Snow in Andover

Road users in the East and South East of England are being advised to check the weather forecast and road conditions before they travel this weekend.

Snow has been forecast between 5:00pm today (Saturday 17 March) and 6:00am  tomorrow (Sunday 18th March).

Highways England is working closely with the Met Office in monitoring the weather conditions and, as a result of the forecast, they have issued a Severe Weather Alert for snow.

Highways England Alert

Road users are advised to take extra care when travelling, to allow plenty of extra time to complete your journey and to consider whether your journey is absolutely necessary before setting out, by first checking the very latest forecast and road conditions.

Up-to-date information on road conditions on England’s motorways and major trunk roads is available on our website at www.trafficengland.com or by calling our 24 / 7 customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

For information on weather conditions, also visit the Met Office website www.metoffice.gov.uk and tune into local radio.