Police travel warning as snow falls

Police are warning motorists about hazardous driving conditions as heavy snow hits part of Wales.

The Met Office has issued a yellow “be aware” warning, six days after heavy snow brought chaos to the country.

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North Wales Police said “snow is coming down quite hard” and is affecting travel on the A487 between Bangor and Porthmadog in Gwynedd and the A55 from Bangor to Halkyn in Flintshire.

In Denbighshire, Gwynedd and Flintshire, 46 schools are shut.

The warning lasts until 11:00 GMT and forecasters say about 5cm (2in) is expected above 656ft (200m) with the chance of 10cm (4in) on roads above 984ft (300m).

It is expected to affect south east, mid and and north Wales before it clears eastwards.

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