SNOW UPDATE: Peak roads reopen after morning snowfall

Winter finally arrives in Buxton
Winter finally arrives in Buxton
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Buxton residents awoke to discover heavy snow this morning (Tuesday) marking the first major snowfall of the year.

The town, notorious for blizzards and flurries, is now bracing itself for a late winter freeze. Heavy snow is forecast all day, with a break between 1pm and 4pm, and temperatures are expected to drop to -1 degrees from 6pm.

2.30PM TRAVEL UPDATE: The following roads have reopened and are now passable with care: A57 Snake Pass, A54 Congleton Road, A537 Cat & Fiddle, A515 Ashbourne to Buxton.