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Motorists rescued from heavy snow

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The Met Office is warning that heavy snow is likely on high ground in Bath, Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Plymouth, Swindon, Torbay and Wiltshire.

Cars were gradually towed away from around the Bristol area through the night but many drivers abandoned their cars on the side of the road, as the weather worsened .

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