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8.57am update: Commuters face blustery conditions

Early morning commuters in Devon, Derbyshire and Cornwall, Wales and Scotland faced blustery conditions this morning as they headed in for work.

In Derbyshire, cars were reported to have become stuck on the hill by Buxton Hospital, as Chesterfield and Buxton got a dusting overnight.

The icy conditions have also reportedly caused multiple crashes reported on the A30 across Devon and Cornwall, as the west is chilled by ice and hail.

Major routes in Scotland, including the M8 motorway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, have been affected by snowfall this morning, the Daily Record reports.

8.48am update: Chilly temperatures reported across the UK

While predictions that it would be the coldest winter night on record were proved to be false, the cold overnight air has still managed to bring snow, sleet and rain to parts of the country.

The Met Office weather forecast for Tuesday reads: “Icy stretches expected for the north this morning with wintry showers continuing for western and northern areas, mainly for high ground.

“Eastern parts of the country will stay mostly dry, away from the far northeast. Windy and cold.”

On Tuesday night, showers are due to continue for western and northern parts though these easing from the southwest overnight and wintriness increasingly for high ground in the northwest. 

Temperatures are expected to be cold and windy.

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