The weather has caused traffic chaos with many unable to get to work.
Temperatures dropped to freezing with night time lows expected to reach -4.
The following schools are closed all day due to poor weather:
- Green Haworth Church of England Primary School
- Huncoat Primary School
- Spring Hill Primary School
- St John with St Augustine CofE Primary School
- Broadfield Specialist School
- Great Harwood St Bartholomew's Parish CofE Primary School
- Mount Carmel RC High School a Specialist Science College
- Oswaldtwistle West End Primary School
- St Oswald's Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington