Weather latest: Rush hour warnings issued as Beast from the East hits Yorkshire

Snow has fallen across much of Yorkshire during the night as the much-heralded Beast from the East finally arrived from Siberia.

As police and Highways officials issued warnings for drivers to take care, the Met Office once again warned that the big freeze is expected to last for much of this week with snow, ice and freezing temperatures affecting Yorkshire until Thursday. Follow our blog for the latest weather news as we bring you live updates on the Beast from the East.

Snow has fallen across the county this morning.

Snow has fallen across the county this morning.