Snow disruption continues in West Norfolk

The frozen river in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

The frozen river in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Police are urging motorists to only drive if it is an emergency, as snowdrifts are leaving West Norfolk roads in treacherous condition.

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King's Lynn police encouraged drivers to work from home as Storm Emma is blowing more powdery snow onto exposed stretches of road.

On Twitter this morning, they said: 'We are still receiving numerous reports of blocked roads and bad conditions.'

A carpet of snow lines the avenue of trees in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

A carpet of snow lines the avenue of trees in The Walks, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Check our live travel map before you travelSchools across West Norfolk remain closed for the third day in a row.

Click here for a full list of school closuresGreat Northern will continue to run a full timetable from King's Lynn railway station, but passengers are advised to travel as early as possible as the weather is expected to worsen later on in the day.

Pygmy Goats at Church Farm, Stow Bardolph. Picture: Ian Burt

Pygmy Goats at Church Farm, Stow Bardolph. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Updates on train services between King's Lynn and London can be found on the National Rail website.Skaters in the Fens are hoping the freezing temperatures will make the frozen flooded fields in the Welney Wash safe enough to skate on.Roger Giles, of Fen Skating, said: 'The snow is causing a problem, you can't see the weak spots.'

He said those wishing to skate in the area should seek permission from the landowners.

Snow surrounds the castle at Castle Rising. Picture: Ian Burt

Snow surrounds the castle at Castle Rising. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Mr Giles has been regularly checking the condition of the ice and updating followers on the Fen Skating Twitter page.

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop

The Prom, groynes and beach at Hunstanton were left covered with snow. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant


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