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Snow and ice hits region in run-up to Storm Dennis

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Roads and schools have been closed and there are weather warnings in place across Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. Parts of the region have been heavily affected by snow overnight.

Wanlockhead in Dumfries and Galloway. Credit: ITV Border

Wanlockhead has been particularly badly hit.

Gritters have been sent out after reports of snow on the A75 Gatehouse of Fleet bypass.

More on this story as we get it.

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Utility providers say they are getting ready to deal with more bad weather, as 750,000 properties across the UK lost power during Storm Ciara.

Our preparations for Storm Dennis are well underway, already, we have a number of engineers on standby and we are continuing to monitor the weather daily.

– Sam Loukes, Electricity North West
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