EAST MIDLANDS: Travel and weather update

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COMMUTERS and residents faced a disruptive start today, Wednesday, March 20, after snow and icy conditions affected some parts of the region.

The Highways Agency and the Met Office issued the following warnings:

Met Office forecasters gave a Yellow Warning of Snow for the East Midlands and Derbyshire valid from 2am, Wednesday, 20 Mar, to 10am, Wednesday, 20 March.

Traffic disruptions today also include the below:

M1 Derbyshire, southbound between A616 [M1 junction 30] and A617 [M1 junction 29]

M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic on M1 southbound between J30, A616 (Sheffield) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield).

Traffic IncidentsM1 M1 Derbyshire, southbound between A52 Nottingham [M1 junction 25] and A6 [M1 junction 24]

M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic on M1 southbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J24, A6 (East Midlands Airport).

Traffic Incident

A6 London Road Kegworth, both ways at Whatton Road

A6 Leicestershire - Queueing traffic on A6 London Road in Kegworth near the Whatton Road junction. In the roadworks area.

Traffic Incident

A50 Castle Donington, eastbound between J1 B6540 Tamworth Road and M1 J24A Derby

A50 Leicestershire - Queueing traffic on A50 eastbound in Castle Donington between J1 B6540 Tamworth Road and Derby.