Gallery & Video: Let It Snow: School Closures; Road Closures; and Kids Having Fun

PUBLISHED: 09:57 05 February 2009 | UPDATED: 10:43 04 May 2010

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OVERNIGHT snow has caused major delays on roads in East Cambridgeshire but schoolchildren are enjoying an unexpected holiday. Up to four inches of snow fell in some places leaving workers stranded. A crash on the A10, between Stretham and Waterbeach, bloc

Children in Ely having fun this morning.

OVERNIGHT snow has caused major delays on roads in East Cambridgeshire but schoolchildren are enjoying an unexpected holiday.

Up to four inches of snow fell in some places leaving workers stranded.

A crash on the A10, between Stretham and Waterbeach, blocked the road. Police were called at 7am when both vehicles skidded off of the road and ended up in a nearby ditch. The road was closed to allow the emergency services to recovered the vehicles. The road reopened at 8.45am but warned of long delays in both directions.

Cambridgshire County Council announced this morning that 25 schools in East Cambridgeshire had closed.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

Robert Arkenstall Primary

Bottisham Village

Burwell Village College

Burwell Primary

City of Ely Community College

Downham Feoffees

St Johns Primary Ely

St Mary's Primary Ely

Highfield School, Ely

Little Thetford Primary

Littleport Primary

Lantern Primary

Mepal and Witcham

Rackham Witchford

Rainbow pre-school Ely

Soham Village College

St Andrews Soham

Stepping Stones pre school Littleport

Stretham Primary

Sutton Primary

Swaffham Bulbeck Primary will open at 10am.

Weatheralls Primary Soham

Wilburton Primary

Witchford Village College

LOCAL ROAD CLOSURES

Road Closures as of 10am

A14 closed northbound between Spitals and the A1M. Diversion in operation.

A141 Fenland Way between the A142 junction and the B1040 Fenton Road in Chatteris because of snow.

Check the latest updates on radio traffic news.

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