Cornwall roads ice warning as temperatures drop

Snow near Penzance Snow has settled in some areas west of Truro, including near Penzance

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Gritting crews in Cornwall have been out across the county to reduce the risk of ice.

Temperatures dropped to -3C (27F) in east Cornwall on Sunday night, BBC Weather said.

On Monday morning, snow was settling in some areas west of Truro, but was likely to clear later, it added.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of ice for South West England which it said is in place until 23:55 GMT on Tuesday.

On Friday, snow was reported on Bodmin Moor and in Liskeard.

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