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Latest emergency school closures

Many schools across the region have been closed due to heavy snow. Below is a list of the latest closures.

Scottish Borders

Hawick High School catchment area-

-Wilton Spectrum

Peebles High School catchment area

-Eddleston

-Newlands

-Walkerburn

Jedburgh Grammar School catchment area

-Morebattle

Galashiels Academy catchment area

-Heriot

Earlston High school catchment

-Gordon

-Westruther

Selkirk High School catchment area

-Yarrow

Berwickshire High School catchment area

-Chirnside

-Swinton

(For part-closures and work from home information from Scottish Borders Council click here).

Cumbria**

-Mayfield School

-St Benedict's Catholic School

-Warcop CE Primary School

All schools in Dumfries and Galloway are currently open.

Snow and ice warnings for the region

Snow is affecting roads across the region Credit: ITV Border

Heavy snow and ice is causing travel disruptions and school closures across the region.

The latest weather warnings are listed below:

AMBER WARNING- Dumfries and Galloway, Scottish Borders and Cumbria

There is heavy snow affecting southern and eastern Scotland, the Scottish Borders and Cumbria.

An amber alert has been issued with over 10cm of snow expected throughout the day. Gale force winds are also expected, which may cause drifting blizzards.

The public are being asked to be prepared for the risk of travel disruptions, road closures and power supply problems.

The amber warning is issued until 9pm this evening, with yellow warnings across the region being issued for tomorrow (22nd January).

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Snow and ice weather warnings

The Met office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice.

Dumfries and Galloway, the Scottish Borders and Cumbria have all been put on alert for sleet and snow.

Snow showers are expected on hills and higher routes, as well as ice on untreated surfaces.

People are being advised to take extra care.

The warning is in place until 3pm.

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