Storm Eunice live: Power cuts, travel disruption and heavy snow forecast in aftermath of Storm Eunice

Welcome to the second day of our Storm Eunice live blog on Saturday February 19.

A big clean-up is set to begin after Storm Eunice brought damage, disruption and record-breaking gusts of wind to the UK and Ireland on Friday.

Yorkshire saw widespread travel disruption and power cuts as the storm battered the region - with many of these issues still ongoing on Saturday.

Scroll down for the latest travel news, weather warnings, and updates on the aftermath of the storm.

Storm Eunice live: Power cuts, travel disruption and ice warnings in Yorkshire

Bus services cancelled and delayed across Yorkshire due to snow

A number of bus companies across Yorkshire have announced cancellations or delays to their services due to snow.

DalesBus, First West Yorks, Stagecoach Yorkshire, The Harrogate Bus Company and The Keighley Bus Company are among the providers with alterations to their schedules.

It is advised to check your bus is still running before you travel.

Widespread heavy snow to hit Yorkshire on Saturday and travel disruption likely as Met Office issues yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow on Saturday (February 19) covering the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, and York.

Residents in Yorkshire and Lancashire, particularly those living in the Peak District, have been warned to brace for heavy snow which could cause travel disruption on Saturday.

The Met Office has issued a new yellow warning for heavy snow between 11am and 3pm in areas surrounding Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and north-east Manchester.

The warning states: “A short period of heavy snow may cause some temporary disruption on roads, mainly across higher ground such as the Peak District.”

Snow plough on Buttertubs Pass on Saturday February 19Snow plough on Buttertubs Pass on Saturday February 19
Snow plough on Buttertubs Pass on Saturday February 19 | PA

All lanes reopened on M1 northbound between J39 (Wakefield) and J40 (Dewsbury)

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M1 Tinsley Viaduct reopened to all vehicles

A1M southbound fully re-opened after overturned lorry recovered

Humber Bridge reopened to all vehicles - but 30mph speed limit applies

M62 Ouse Bridge between J36 (Goole) and J37 (Howden) reopened to all vehicles.

A628 Woodhead Pass reopened in both directions

Met Office issues yellow warning for ice on Saturday and rain on Sunday

The Met Office has updated it’s weather warnings - and there are two for Yorkshire.

Saturday is covered by a yellow warning for ice that covers North, West, and South Yorkshire.

This will likely see icy patches on pavements, roads, and cycle paths.

On Sunday, a yellow warning is in place across North, West, and South Yorkshire for heavy rain.

The Met Office warned flooding of a number of homes and businesses is likely, while journey times are predicted to be longer due to spray on the roads.

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