Hereford & Worcester

Snow closes schools in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Drivers have been being urged to take care after snow fell across parts of Herefordshire and Worcestershire on Friday, closing 27 schools.

In Herefordshire, 19 schools closed and eight shut in Worcestershire.

The A465 towards Pontrillas in Herefordshire was closed and traffic was slow on the A4103 at Frome Hill, the A49 at Callow and Dinmore Hill.

Herefordshire Council said primary routes were passable with care. People were advised to check its website.

The Met Office said up to 8cm (3in) was expected.

Herefordshire Council said all its gritting teams had been deployed and had treated roads on Thursday night and in the early hours of Friday.

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