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Snow and ice predicted overnight into Boxing Day

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There is a yellow warning in force for snow and ice in parts of the Border region between 7pm tonight and 11am on Boxing Day.

Rain will turn to sleet and snow in parts of southern Scotland this evening, as well as the north Pennines, with further wintry showers in places overnight. Ice will become more of a risk later as skies begin to clear.

Some roads and railways may be affected by longer journey times, with icy surfaces forming on roads, pavements and cycle paths.

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Snow warning for southern Scotland

A snow warning has been issued by the Met Office for south-west Scotland and the Scottish Borders.

The snowfall is expected to continue from Monday night into Tuesday morning and may last until the afternoon.

Strong to gale forces winds are also expected, which may cause snow drifts, especially over higher ground.

The public are asked to expect travel disruption and possible power supply interruption.

Advanced snow warning for south-west Scotland and Scottish Borders

The Met Office has issued an advanced snow warning for south-west Scotland and the Scottish Borders for Saturday (12th January).

Snowfall is likely to be highly variable with some places seeing very little, particularly at low levels during the day.

However, they say that 5-10 cm could accumulate locally, particularly above 200 metres, with icy surfaces an additional hazard.

The warning is in place from 9am until 11.55pm.

Snow and ice warning for Scottish Borders

An advanced snow and ice warning has been issued for the Scottish Borders.

The Met Office say showers will turn increasingly to snow on high ground during New Year's Eve and continue into New Year's Day.

Patchy ice will also be an additional hazard on some surfaces, mainly in rural areas.

The public are advised to be aware of the conditions and of the potential for some travel disruption over higher ground.