Filming for Emmerdale was canceled after the soap’s Leeds set was hit by heavy snow from Storm Larissa.
A representative of the telenovela confirmed to MailOnline that work had been delayed for the day due to issues with “road accessibility”.
They said: ‘Due to the weather and the accessibility of the road, all Emmerdale film drives have been canceled today.’
Actor Nick Miles, who plays Jimmy King, also tweeted: “Emmerdale filming canceled today due to snow. Watch out Leeds. We all go sledding.
The Emmerdale set was first hit with snowy weather on Thursday, but the cast continued filming their scenes, which will air in May.
On hold! Filming for Emmerdale was canceled after the soap’s Leeds set was hit by heavy snow from Storm Larissa.
Is turned off! A representative for the soap opera confirmed to MailOnline that work had been delayed that day due to issues with “road accessibility”.
Are you going for a walk? Actor Nick Miles, who plays Jimmy King, also tweeted: “Emmerdale filming canceled today due to snow. Watch out Leeds. We all go on a sleigh
Stars Rosie Bentham, who plays Gabby Thomas, and Lewis Cope, who plays Nicky, also took to Instagram to share snaps of the Emmerdale village setting during the blizzard.
Exterior scenes for Emmerdale had been filmed in Esholt over 22 years, but by 1998 residents had grown tired of the crew presence and tourists the soap opera attracted.
The bosses then set up a replica of Esholt on the outskirts of Leeds for external filming, with internal scenes filmed in a studio in the city.
Storm Larisa has brought travel chaos to Britain after it battered the nation with 50mph gales and blizzards, with up to 16 inches of snow due to fall.
The Met Office still has a number of warnings in place for snow and ice, including two amber warnings covering the north of England and the Midlands until noon and Wales until 9am.
Four yellow warnings for snow also cover much of the rest of the country, with the exception of south-east England and western Scotland.
There was also an official record of 14 cm (5.5 in) at Bingley in West Yorkshire, but a spokesperson for the Met Office said they had anecdotally heard of observations higher than this at Leeds and Sheffield.
Traffic was ground to a halt on long stretches of the road running through Yorkshire and Greater Manchester in the early hours of this morning, with some drivers said to have abandoned their cars.
A little spicy? Stars Rosie Bentham, who plays Gabby Thomas, and Lewis Cope, who plays Nicky, also took to Instagram to share snaps of the Emmerdale village setting during the blizzard.
In Yorkshire, some 2,000 people lost power, with a blackout affecting the South Yorkshire area, Northern Powergrid reported.
Police are asking motorists in Wales not to travel amid growing safety concerns. And in Northern Ireland, 137 schools closed due to weather.
Snow also forced East Midlands Airport, near Castle Donington in Leicestershire, to temporarily close its runway, although it has since reopened.
And most of the flights leaving Liverpool John Lennon Airport were delayed this morning.
Flights were also suspended at Birmingham airport for about an hour to clear snow from the runway.
Derbyshire Police urged drivers not to travel in the Peak District “unless absolutely necessary” as most roads in the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales areas were “impassable”.
The weather is expected to clear up by the end of Friday, before being replaced by another low pressure system, bringing a new yellow snow and ice warning for much of the north of England and Scotland from 3:00 p.m. tomorrow until 6:00 am on Sunday.
National Highways issued a “severe weather watch” for snow blanketing the North East, North West and Midlands regions until 8 a.m. Friday, where motorists were warned not to drive unless their travel is essential.
The Met Office’s amber snow alert for England lasts until noon today and covers major cities including Liverpool, Sheffield, Bradford and Leeds.
Over Wales, an amber snow and ice warning is in place from noon to 9am today, which runs from the north coast to Radnorshire.
Another amber snow and ice warning in Northern Ireland covers Belfast and areas south of the city from 3pm Thursday to 4am Friday.