Beast from the East: Updates for Friday 2 March

Snow brought by the 'Beast from the East' combined with strong winds is causing a third day of school closures and severe travel disruption.

AMBER and YELLOW weather warnings remain active across the region.

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Supermarket shelves lay bare across Dumfries and Galloway

Credit: Bob Geddes

Dozens of shops across Dumfries and Galloway are reported to have been without bread or milk supplies for the past two days, as the bad weather stops deliveries.

Areas affected are Nithsdale, Annandale, Eskdale and Kirkcudbrightshire.

This was the scene in Tesco in Dumfries.

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