Last updated 18:00GMT, Wednesday 4 February.
TODAY: very busy with freight traffic Dover, Calais and Eurotunnel. Overnight ‘mandatory truck parking’ A7, A8 and A9 South of France lifted this morning after snow storm last night. Also, black ice A28 Rouen-Abbeville, Limoges. Sleet Mont Blanc Italy, A7/A26 Genoa. Recovering state of emergency floods Bulgaria, Macedonia and Greece (see latest).
SPAIN: heavy snow across northern Spain last night, trapping some motorists for hours, and north east this morning. Bilbao and Barcelona now both massively improved, see below. Police advising drivers not to travel unless absolutely necessary in affected areas. Snow chains essential at altitude. Bad weather expected to continue.
NEWS: French truck driver strike talks break up without solution; next meeting 9 February.
CHANNEL DELAYS: no delays notified but reports very busy into Dover and Calais this morning. Eurotunnel freight, earlier disruption, UK: increased to 60mins wait before check-in + 2h30 transit time; France still 90mins + 3h00. MyFerryLink delay 35mins.
Brittany Ferries knock-on disruption to Portsmouth<>Santander services until Thursday. Most Plymouth-Roscoff cancelled Friday-Sunday. Plymouth-St Malo cancelled Sunday 8 February.
GOTTHARD TUNNEL: no queues.
MONT BLANC TUNNEL: ‘traffic fluent’.
MAJOR TRAFFIC DELAYS: A28 northbound to Zwolle, holdup Epe ‘winter storm’ delay down to 45mins. A50 both ways Eindhoven-Nijmegen ‘winter storm’ Oss delay northbound 1h15; southbound 1h15 + A59 eastbound delay 45mins. A1 westbound Enschede-Apeldoorn, earlier accident Rijssen, re-opened, delay back to 1h10. A1 southbound to Amersfoort earlier accident Baarn delay 45mins.
A3 northbound Cologne, accident lane blocked Leverkusen, closed, delay down to 50mins + A4 eastbound into Cologne delay still 1h25; westbound delay 45mins. A3 northbound Nuremberg, re-opened, lane closed, delay down to 50mins. A8 westbound to Ulm, road works Burgau delay 1h20.
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