Scottish Power engineers are battling to re-connect homes in Dumfries and Galloway who have been without electicity since Friday morning.
Local authorities are keeping community centres open to provide hot meals to those still cut off, but many farmers are still being hit badly by the cold weather.
Sheep farmer Willie Evans has been badly affected:
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Very windy in the west today, gusts 50-60mph. Less breezy further east 20-25mph. Stagnant weather situation with lots of cloud around
Over a hundred youngsters in Coniston were let out of lessons today to join their school's long tradition of an annual fell race.
A campaign has been launched to push for the restoration of the historic Union Chain Bridge.