South East Wales

Snow showers hit rush hour travel in south Wales valleys

Snow over Ebbw Vale
Image caption Valleys towns such as Ebbw Vale have been affected by snow

Snow showers have affected rush hour travel in the south Wales valleys.

Traffic Wales reported disruption in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil on Thursday evening, mainly affecting high roads around the A465 Heads Of The Valleys route.

Motorists were advised to use caution on the A4059 Hirwaun Road between the A465 at Brecon Road, Hirwaun, and Canal Road, Aberdare.

The A4061 Rhigos Mountain Road, Rhigos, was also been affected by the weather.

The roads were reported clear later in the evening but forecasters said there may be icy patches overnight and on Friday morning.

Image caption A white covering in Tredegar on Thursday evening

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