Snow And Ice Warning Extended

18 March 2018, 11:25

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Another weather warning is now in place for snow and ice across parts of Hampshire Berkshire and Oxfordshire after a large number of travel problems this morning.

It's been very busy for the emergency services

A car slid off the M40 around Jct 9 for Bicester earlier,

(pic Oxon Fire Service)

 

They are now warning drivers it takes 10 times longer to stop in snow and ice.

Crews also dealt with abandoned cars in Berkshire on the A339 in Newtown as well as on the A331 in Aldershot.

While on the M3 near Basingstoke A jack knifed lorry near jct 6 in the early hours of the morning,

(Pic Hants Road Police Twitter)

 

 

The Reading Half Marathon was called off this morning

 

 

 

Across the country Up to 25 centimetres of snow is expected as the showers move towards the south-west

Temperature could feel as lows as minus 10 in the wind chill.

With a warning for Ice on Monday.