Motorists stranded on the frozen M62 have taken to social media in an attempt to bring some humour to their situation - and to say thank-you to kind-hearted locals.
The Beast from the East and Storm Emma combined to whip up some horrific conditions, meaning many drivers were stuck for over 10 hours between Rochdale and Huddersfield. Locals rushed out to provide food, drink and blankets as the wait continued through the night. Here is how they reacted.
Traffic warning: M62 could remain closed until this evening as Storm Emma leaves hundreds of frustrated motorists stranded
Traffic warning: Military are called in to help with M62 clearance as motorway remains shut