Essex

More than 190 schools closed in Essex after snowfall

Overnight snow is causing problems for motorists and schools across Essex.

More than 190 schools have closed and gritters have been out on major roads to try and keep them clear.

Drivers on the A12 have reported difficult driving conditions, with one lane closed northbound at Colchester because of snow.

Ice is also affecting driving conditions A1114, closing the Army and Navy flyover and roundabout in Chelmsford.

Stansted Airport is operating normally.

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