Warning to motorists

13 Mar 2015 11:12 AM

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Police are issuing a weather warning for road users in Northumberland.

Officers have received reports of snow and ice on parts of the A68 around the Hexham area.

Part of Kiln Pit Hill was closed in the early hours of this morning due to poor visibility.

Motorists should be aware the weather may cause difficult driving conditions and are advised to -

- Adapt your speed according to the conditions.

- Leave a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front.

- Use headlights in reduced visibility and fog lights when visibility is seriously reduced.