PHOTOS: Snow falls in parts of North Devon

09:43 13 February 2014

A snowy scene this morning (Thursday) looking across to Exmoor from Berry Down near Combe Martin.

A snowy scene this morning (Thursday) looking across to Exmoor from Berry Down near Combe Martin.

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Reports coming in of snow across higher ground as temperatures drop today (Thurs).

The snow on Brendon Common this morning, taken by Astra Fletcher.The snow on Brendon Common this morning, taken by Astra Fletcher.

PARTS of North Devon is experiencing snow this morning (Thurs) as the gale force winds from yesterday begin to die down.

Snow has been reported in Brayford, High Bickington and the area around Berry Down.

Gritters were also out this morning on the A39 and A399 after snow fall on Exmoor.

Hazardous driving conditions have been reported on the A361 in South Molton around the Station Road junction due to snow.

A freak hail storm covered roads in Barnstaple, including Eastern Avenue, within minutes this afternoon (Thursday).A freak hail storm covered roads in Barnstaple, including Eastern Avenue, within minutes this afternoon (Thursday).

There is also reports of snow and ice on the road at the A388 between Holsworthy and Landcross, and also on the A39 in Lynmouth.

The region is currently enjoying a respite from the heavy rain and 50mph gusts, but further weather warnings have been issued for tomorrow.

Yellow warnings for rain and wind remain in place from 6am on Friday until 12pm on Saturday.

If you spot any snow send your photos to sarah.howells@archant.co.uk.

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