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Ice warning for Borders

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow warning (Be aware) for ice across the Border region.

Drivers are being warned of the potential difficult driving conditions and to expect some travel disruption on the roads.

Wintry showers will continue on and off overnight. Clear skies between areas of showers will allow ice to form at times on untreated surfaces. In addition over high ground, above about 300 m and especially across Scotland, some accumulations of snow are likely."

– Met Office

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Gritters to be sent out on Scottish Borders roads

Scottish Borders Council plans to grit roads in the Borders from 3:30pm today.

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Flood-stricken residents given advice on how to protect their homes in the future

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Hundreds of people who've been affected by flooding in Cumbria have been getting advice about what they can do to protect their homes in future.

The event, in Keswick, was organised by the National Flood Forum and the local flood action group. People were able to look at a range of defence measures including flood gates and pumps.

You're trying to make decisions which are big ones and can have an impact on your life for years to come so you need as much advice as you possibly can from independent people so you can get the job done properly.

– Lynne Jones, Chair of Keswick Flood Action Group
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