The A711 in both directions closed due to a fallen tree between the B736 (Palnackie) and the A745 (Dalbeattie).
The road is expected to remain closed for some time.
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A soggy start to the Christmas week will be slow to clear.
Continuing cloudy and mild with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times over Galloway
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heaviest in west