Last updated 20:00 GMT.
CHANNEL DELAYS: LDLines Poole-Santander cancelled, and return on 2 January, due to ‘extreme weather’ in Bay of Biscay.
WEATHER ALERT: Amber alert heavy rain Ireland, flooding France, coastal event Spain, avalanche Slovenia, fog Montenegro.
WEATHER: Windy and wet in northern Europe, areas of rain to the far south.
ROADS: Recent heavy snow across high ground, Alps and Massif Central. Some minor roads still closed south Switzerland but in general the roads are clear – next bust day expected to be Saturday.
TRAFFIC: Paris still busy but no delays over 20mins. A55 southbound into Marseille lane closed delay 35mins. Earlier queues Austria, Innsbruck-bound A13 Brennerbahn and inbound A2 at Klagenfurt, both gone. Otherwise, road network is as quiet as it has been all day. Note: road works both ways on the D1075 which runs parallel to the A48 through west Grenoble.