Snow: Families wake up to a band of snow across the area

Snow: Families wake up to a band of snow across the area

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Sonia Kapur

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Snow: Families wake up to a band of snow across the area

Snow has fallen across the country today with reports of up to 10cm across east Berkshire.

Families across Maidenhead, Slough, Windsor and Twyford are waking up to white scenes this morning after snow started to fall at about 6pm last night.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead has said town centre streets in both towns have been covered in salt this morning.

Slough Borough Council said ploughs and gritters were working through the night and will be out again this morning. Hand gritting teams will also be gritting Slough High Street and pathways around the train and bus station. A spokesman said main roads are passable in Slough, though side roads and pavements are expected to be slippery.

Wokingham Borough Council will update its website today if any roads are closed due to weather conditions. Click here to view the council's alert page.

Click here to see Bucks County Council's snow route.

A third of flights have been cancelled at Heathrow Airport today due to heavy snowfall. 

The Met Office has said snow will clear eastwards this morning, turning generally lighter and to rain or sleet as it does so. Behind this, clearing skies will lead to widespread icy patches forming.

The minimum temperature tonight is expected to be -5 degrees celsius. .

The public are advised to take extra care and that the ice and snow is likely to lead to travel disruption.

COMMENT: Will you be enjoying the snow today? Have you been affected by any travel disruptions? Tell us below.

Send your snow pictures to web@baylismedia.co.uk

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