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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Another whiteout for Llan

See updates at foot of story ... 

* The wintry scene in Regent Street at around 8.15am.

* BBC reporter Matt Richards broadcasts a snow report from Llangollen.

Llangollen has seen its second significant fall of snow in a few days.

It began snowing at around 4.30am and forecasters say it will continue for a few hours yet.

The BBC chose Llangollen as the spot from which to broadcast a report on the extreme weather conditions at 8am.

North Wales Police tweeted ...

is now affecting eastern areas of the region. Please do not travel unless it is absolutely necessary. If you have to venture out allow plenty of time for your journey and drive according to the conditions

The Met office tweeted ...

Snow in Denbighshire – Update at 10am on Sunday

The heavy snow predicted for Denbighshire has arrived in earnest and gritting teams have been out throughout the night and are out in force across the county.

They are focussing mainly on the trunk routes and principal county roads.  The weather position is at its worst in south Denbighshire and  teams are doing all they can to keep the main routes open.

The Horseshoe Pass near Llangollen remains closed, but all other routes are passable with extreme care. However, we are re-iterating the advice by police for people to only travel if absolutely necessary.

Leisure facilities:
Llangollen Leisure Centre - Closed
Corwen Leisure Centre – Closed
Ruthin Leisure Centre – Closed
Ruthin Craft Centre – Closed
Denbigh Leisure Centre – Open, Astro Turf Pitch Closed
St Asaph Leisure Centre – Closed,
Rhyl Leisure Centre – Open, Astro Turf Pitch Closed
Nova Prestatyn – Open
Prestatyn Leisure Centre – Open, Astro Turf Pitch Closed
North Wales Bowls Centre – Open
Rhyl Harbour - Open

Bus services:
Other than Wrexham to Barmouth,  all Denbighshire  Sunday services currently operating including to Denbigh, Llandyrnog and Llangwyfan with the exception of Well Hill Holywell and through Mancot (both on the Rhyl - Chester service); No details from Arriva regarding their Wrexham - Llangollen service.

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