The A66 road across the Pennines has been closed because of snow and ice.
Cumbria Police says it has shut the snow gates near the County Durham border, closing the road in both directions. It will affect people trying to travel between Penrith and Scotch Corner.
Two schools in Dumfries and Galloway remain closed for a second day because of snow and ice.
They are Wallace Hall Academy and Wallace Hall Primary School in Thornhill.
Early rain and snow quickly clearing south to leave long sunny spells with only isolated wintry showers.
Windy at first, with coastal gales. Feeling bitterly cold.
Maximum Temperature 4 °C.
An ice warning is in force across the Scottish Borders today, with drivers being advised to take extra care.
Several inches of snow fell across the region yesterday.
Scottish Borders Council says low overnight temperatures and more snow will have created widespread icy conditions on untreated routes.
Snow blizzards struck Dumfries and Galloway today, causing travel chaos on the roads and forcing many schools to close.
The snow is expected to continue until around midnight tonight.
The first snowfall of 2017 has landed in the Scottish Borders.
A yellow warning of wind, ice and snow is in place across the Borders.
People in the Borders are being warned to expect widespread icy conditions this evening and tomorrow morning with low temperatures expected.
A yellow weather warning for ice is in place from midnight tonight until midday on Friday.
In the early hours, the south eastern Scottish Borders will likely see some snow, with some very heavy showers in Berwickshire, but temperatures will then drop right across the region.
Due to the combination of low temperatures and melting snow we anticipate that travel conditions on Friday morning will be very difficult, especially on untreated surfaces.
"The road surface temperatures are expected to drop as far as minus 5 in some places there will be a high risk of ice and I would encourage anyone travelling tomorrow morning to take extra care.”
A 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged after the theft of a high-value farm vehicle in Newbigging Walls, Lauder.
The Manitou Telehandler was stolen overnight between the 10 and 11 of October 2016.
The man will appear in court at a later date.