UPDATE: Hyndburn Police have announced that Grane Road has now been cleared and is open again.

POLICE are warning drivers to avoid a main road from Haslingden to Blackburn.

Blackburn with Darwen Police warned there will be disruption to motorists this afternoon (Friday).

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "We're getting reports of snow and difficult driving conditions on Grane Road between Junction 5 of the M65 and Haslingden.

"A number of vehicles are stuck.

"It's likely that the road will be closed very shortly. Please avoid the area and take a different route if you can."

Meanwhile Rossendale Police also say Burnley Road East, Crown Point and Bacup Road in Burnley are covered in snow.