Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hampshire and Isle of Wight motorists get snow warning

Bus skidded in snow on Isle of Wight
Image caption There were several accidents on rural Isle of Wight roads on Monday

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight motorists are warned they could face further disruption due to snow and freezing temperatures.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather for biting north easterly winds and the possibility of snow.

At least six cars were involved in accidents in freezing temperatures between Ryde and Brading.

South West Trains said predicted overnight snow and ice could affect Southampton - Portsmouth services.

A number of schools across the county and the Isle of Wight were closed on Monday.

Some afternoon Wightlink catamaran sailings between Portsmouth and Ryde were cancelled.

Island Line operated a reduced train service on the island due to treacherous conditions earlier.

Services were only operating between Ryde Pier and Ryde Esplanade , with minibus and taxi services put in place to transport passengers travelling elsewhere.

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