Snow closes Tasmanian roads

Snow has caused the closure of some roads, and created dangerous driving conditions on many more.

As of 2.50pm, police have advised of the following road closures and warnings:


Cradle Mountain Road, Dove Lake to Ranger Sation is closed due to snow

Pinnacle Road, Mt Welington is closed at the Spring.

Lyell Highway, Derwent Bridge at Mount Arrowsmith is accessible to 4WD vehicles only.


The Bureau of Meteorology has advised that snow and ice will affect all Tasmanian roads above 300 metres today.

The weather is expected to impact driving conditions on the North-West and West coasts, the Central Plateau, the Midlands, the East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and the South East districts.

Motorists are urged to use car when driving on elevated roads.