Live weather blog: Snow makes for bleak morning in North East

Is there snow where you are?
Is there snow where you are?

The white stuff has finally arrived in the region!

And while it may not be here to stay for the long haul, there's still plenty of time for it to create beautiful scenes and traffic chaos.

As the day unfolds and the weather chops and changes, keep clicking on our live blog to see how the snow, sleet and rain will affect you today.
Snow is beginning to lie on the ground in the region, with traffic and delays and minor collisions on the roads as people attempt to make their journeys to work.

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