Icy conditions spark warning on M6 and A6 in Cumbria

Motorists travelling on two roads in Cumbria are being urged to take care with weather conditions described by police as "extremely poor".

Cumbria Police issued the warning to drivers travelling between Penrith and Carlisle on the M6 and A6.

They said the roads were covered with a light dusting of snow, combined with hail and ice.

There had been delays on the roads as a result of a series of minor accidents caused by the conditions.

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