SNOW has fallen across East Lancashire overnight and this morning.

Thick blankets have settled on the higher ground areas above Burnley, including Cliviger and Bacup, causing some inconvenience to motorists, but no major road problems have been reported.

Experts at the MET Office have said that rain, sleet and snow is will continue until the early evening, with cold and strong north easterly winds. The maximum daytime temperature is 7°C.

Overnight, it will be dry, with a risk of ice and frost. Temperatures could dip as low as -4°C, and winds will ease.

Tomorrow (thurs), there will be a cold and frosty start, but it should stay dry with sunny spells.

It will feel slightly milder, with a maximum temperature of 10°C.

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