Snow hits Greater Manchester: Roads shut, and drivers warned as showers and sub-zero temperatures cause problems - live updates
Sleet and snow showers lashed parts of Greater Manchester as a polar blast gripped the north of Britain.
An official Met Office warning over icy conditions remained in force across the region on Saturday morning and police were forced to close a number of rural roads.
Driving conditions were described by police as treacherous, with a number of road traffic collisions reported.
Snow settled on higher ground in parts of Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside.
A Met Office spokesman said: “The combination of showers and sub-zero temperatures means there is a risk of ice in places this morning. Take... read more
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