Snow on the way in Derbyshire and school closure news

Snow: A38 near Ripley

Snow: A38 near Ripley

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Derbyshire was bracing itself for snow later today and more at the weekend.

It comes as a rare red Met Office warning for snow is in place for parts of Wales, meaning severe disruption is likely, And there is an amber warning for Northern Ireland and most of England, with snow also due in parts of Scotland.

There have been widespread school closures in England with so far around 10 in Derbyshire. There are more than 400 closed in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and 300 in Norfolk, while 130 schools were closed across the West Midlands. Hundreds have been closed in Wales.


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