Storm Gertrude sweeps the Border region

The next winter storm is forecast to bring wet, windy and wintry weather to communities across the country this evening through to Saturday.

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Pictures: Snow blankets Borders

Snow has blanketed parts of the South of Scotland this morning, as a yellow weather warning for rain and snow remains in place.

The pitch at Melrose Rugby Club has received more than a dusting of snow.

The Met Office has warned of the dangers of ice building up on overhead cables, which could fall onto walkers below, and cause power outages.

Buccleugh Street, Melrose, this morning

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