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The wintry weather predicted by the Met Office has arrived in Huddersfield.

The town was issued with weather warnings lasting until late Wednesday.

Snow showers first hit overnight, with people in parts of Huddersfield waking up to a white blanket of snow.

Meanwhile drivers coming to Huddersfield on the M62 this morning faced blizzard conditions around Scammonden.

Tomorrow and Thursday will also see strong winds which could affect travel and result in power cuts.

A warning for ice issued yesterday will continue to late on Wednesday.

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Snow in Huddersfield - Snow plough in New Hey Road, Outlane.
Snow in Huddersfield - Snow plough in New Hey Road, Outlane.

Horror journeys

Lots of horror stories of commutes on the M62

More snow on way

Met Office say more snow due to fall between midnight and 9am tomorrow as Huddersfield faces another day of weather warnings

Six miles in six hours

This has to be the worst journey we have heard so far

31 gritters due out in morning

Council on gritting

Motorists say no sign of gritters

Motorists say no sign of gritters but Kirklees council say roads had been gritted

Community spirit on show

Bus services suspended in Calderdale

Woodhead Pass closed due to stranded HGVs

Lightning across Huddersfield

Reports of thunder and lightning in parts of Huddersfield too

Motorists reporting severe delays still

Severe tailbacks continue on M62

We’ve just driven up to Ainley Top. Traffic is moving slowly on M62 but still major tailbacks

Roads have been gritted

Cars stranded on lane

Cars stranded on Gawthorpe Lane in Lepton
Cars stranded on Gawthorpe Lane in Lepton

M62 delays now 90 minutes

Gawthorpe Lane in Lepton blocked

Gawthorpe Lane in Lepton has been blocked since about 5pm

Residents are advising people not to use the road

Highways says stranded cars on M62

Highways England said some motorists were stranded by the snow and ice on the M62 resulting in the huge delays

This was traffic on M62 heading towards Manchester

Traffic caught in blizzards on M62
Traffic caught in blizzards on M62

Photo by Paul Kirk

One M62 motorist

This is what one motorist said: “That is by far the worst driving conditions I’ve ever experienced!! The blizzard was head on all the way westbound on M62, minimal visibility and when you car starts sliding diagonally at 50mph it is very scary!”

Problems all over M62 in Yorkshire

Three hours to get from Leeds to Huddersfield

Met office latest

The Met Office is predicting more snow in the region between 7pm and midnight. It is said to be heavy snow at about 8pm and 11pm.

Update on roads

Bradley Road is pretty clear

Snow on roads at Rastrick

Ainley Top is passable with care due to snow and ice

Traffic on M62 is moving but very slowly

Blizzards causing problems on roads on higher ground

Highways are saying two hour delays - others say more like three

Gridlocked M62

Gridlocked M62 from Rishworth Moor back towards Leeds
Gridlocked M62 from Rishworth Moor back towards Leeds

Still delays on Long Lane in Dalton

Gridlocked Dalton
Gridlocked Dalton

One lucky M62 motorist is home

M62 snarled up all the way from Rishworth Moor to Leeds

THREE hour delays on M62