Basingstoke M3 weather alert issued to drivers

M3 Forecasters said the sleet and snow was expected to ease overnight

Speed restrictions have been put in place on part of the M3 in Hampshire after snow fall.

Police imposed the 20mph restriction between Junction 6 for Basingstoke and Junction 2 in Surrey for the M25 following numerous accidents.

Paul Watters, from the AA, said: "Conditions are very bad, we're moving from rain to snow and wind. It's the worst set of ingredients."

The Met Office said the snowy conditions would continue overnight.

The weather is expected to be calmer on Sunday with a drier spell forecast.

More on This Story

Related Stories

From other news sites

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Hampshire & Isle of Wight



10 °C 3 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC


  • Water droplets bouncing off a laser-etched water repellent metal surfaceClick Watch

    The laser-etched metal surfaces that repel water, plus other technology news

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.