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Weather warning as Scotland braced for heavy snow

A yellow warning has been put in place for areas including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee.

Snow: A weather warning is in place.
Snow: A weather warning is in place.

Heavy snow is set to fall in parts of Scotland, bringing travel disruption to main roads.

A yellow warning has been put in place for areas including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee from 4am until 9pm on Saturday.

The worst affected parts will be the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

As much as 20cm of snow may fall in areas above 200 metres, bringing disruption to roads including the A76 and M74.

Areas including the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway will be the worst affected.

STV Weather presenter Sean Batty said: "Rain pushing north will turn to snow for central and southern parts of Scotland.

"The main risk will be above 200m where up to 20cm of snow may fall. The southern uplands will be at the highest risk.

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"The weather will cause issues for those travelling on the A76, M74, A7 and A68."

It comes just days after Storm Gareth hit parts of the country with gales of 80mph.

The storm caused roads to close and fairground rides to shut in Dumfries due to flooding.

The Tay Bridge was also shut to double deckers with a 30mph speed restriction put in place while Calmac reported disruption on a wide range of ferry services.

Sean added: "The position of this weather system may change so I would advise people to keep on the lookout for any updates."

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