Heavy snow throughout Tynedale has created dangerous driving conditions. 

A crash on the A69 westbound at Throckley has caused delays, while traffic is also heavily delayed eastbound into Newcastle with reported tail backs to Heddon-on-the-Wall.

The A68 and Military Road are heavily affected. 

Kielder, Greenhaugh, Bellingham Primary and Middle Schools are all closed.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and rain and said there will be possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers. 

Some rural communities could also be cut off. 

More to follow.