Last updated 17:00 GMT.


Note: the M2 at J5-6 at Sittingbourne is closed both directions, likely until tomorrow morning.

CHANNEL DELAYS: Earlier high winds Dover Strait: delay P&O Dover-Calais 45mins, DFDS Dover-Calais 75mins, operational problem, Dover-Dunkirk 30min. MyFerryLink 55min delay.

Busy Eurotunnel freight: from UK 30mins wait pre checkin. Condor Ferries Fri-Sat-Sun St Malo cancellations, strike.

Brittany Ferries today’s Portsmouth-St Malo cancelled. Portsmouth-Caen-Portsmouth delayed by 60mins. Portsmouth-Santander-Portsmouth cancelled 12-13 Feb, weather. LDLines tonight and tomorrow Portsmouth-Le Havre-Portsmouth cancelled due to strike. St Nazaire/Gijon disrupted/cancelled until Saturday. This evening’s Poole-Gijon departs early; Friday’s Gijon-Poole departs Thursday.

WEATHER ALERTAmber alerts: storms southern Italy/Sicily, coast storm + snow Spain, flooding France, forest fire central Norway, snow Ireland, high winds coast storm Montenegro.

WEATHER: Rain Portugal/Spain/Italy/Adriatic. Snow Alps. Blustery wind+rain North West. Flurries Scandinavia.

MAJOR TRAFFIC DELAYS: A1 northbound at Dortmund, J86-84 to A44 junction, delay down to 35min. A1 southbound into Hamburg, J27-29 closed, delay 65mins. A9 northbound from Amsterdam, lane closed J7-9 delay down to 35mins.

ROADS: Snow A28 motorway Switzerland (and local road closures). Now clear A13 Brenner and A10 (fog) Austria and local road closures hereFrance: some snow but major roads clear Massif Central, snow French side Mont Blanc tunnel. Italy, snow parts A22 Brennero at Austria border.

See Travel/Traffic/Weather for more.


NOTE: 11-17 February is TISPOL Truck and Bus Week, random, wholesale inspections of vehicles in all EU countries plus Norway and Switzerland.


Bergen, Norway: 'No wonder road works are so slow in this municipality,' says @Snottagut.

Bergen, Norway: ‘No wonder road works are so slow in this municipality,’ says @Snottagut.


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