WATCH: Roads closed due to snow in Spain’s Canary Islands

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SNOW JOKE: Tenerife is a popular destination for Brits seeking winter sunshine. Photo credit: Twitter / @carreterasTF

SNOW has fallen overnight and this morning (Friday) in Spain’s Canary Island of Tenerife.

The holiday hotspot that is a popular destination for Brits seeking winter sunshine saw the access roads to the Teide Natural Park closed as driving snow made the mountain roads impassable.

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The cable car that runs to the top of the mountain was also closed briefly but has now reopened.

Around 5cm of snow fell with temperatures of -2 celsius recorded and a snow level of 1,800 metres.

Snow fall has also been recorded in Gran Canaria.

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