The latest weather, school and travel updates from North Devon as the region wakes up to a blanket of snow and icy roads this morning.

An amber weather warning is in place for this afternoon (Thursday) and into this evening.

We'll be covering the latest North Devon road closures, weather updates and any school closures.

Devon County Council has issued travel advice and warned people to only travel overnight if absolutely essential.

A number of North Devon schools have also closed early today with the weather warnign in place.

The amber warning for snow is set to last until 9pm this evening and some areas can expect up to 10cm of snow.

Health services are also warning people to stay warm and look out for alederly and vulnerable neighbours.

Check our live blog above for the latest weather, travel and school updates.