Weather Scotland: forecast from the Met Office for snow extended

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A weather alert for snow and ice has been extended across parts of Scotland by forecasters.

The Met Office has warned that snow showers and icy spells are likely to bring some travel disruption between Sunday and Monday with temperatures falling.

Scots were initially expected to face winter weather between 6 p.m. Between Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday, covering regions like Glasgow, Edinburgh, Tayside and the Borders.

The advisory has now been revised by meteorologists to suggest snow could fall as early as 3 p.m. In more places and in more.

In the northwest this morning, sleet and snow showers were falling
Today, did you see any snow?
Here is the most recent pic.twitter.com/ud8S8BFSom snowdar.
– Met Office (@metoffice) 27/12/2020

“A Met Office statement said, “On Sunday evening and then early Monday morning in parts of northern England and north Wales, a band of rain, sleet and snow, followed by winter showers, will pass south through western and central parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

At lower elevations, local accumulations of 1-3 cm are likely, but higher accumulations on higher ground are probable.

Weather in Scotland this weekend: Glasgow, Edinburgh & Scottish Borders Snow Forecast.

“Above 250 meters accumulations of 5-10 cm are possible. Skies are expected to clear from the north overnight and widespread ice is likely to form and persist until Monday morning, especially in central and eastern areas.”

Affected regions and local authorities:

Central, Tayside & Fife

Angus

Clackmannanshire

Dundee

Falkirk

Fife

Perth and Kinross

Stirling

Grampian

Aberdeen

Aberdeenshire

Moray

Highland & Eilean Siar

Highland

Southwest Scotland, Lothian Borders

Dumfries and Galloway

East Lothian

Edinburgh

Midlothian Council

Scottish Borders

West Lothian

Strathclyde

Argyll and Bute

East Ayrshire

East Dunbartonshire

East Renfrewshire

Glasgow

Inverclyde

North Ayrshire

North Lanarkshire

Renfrewshire

South Ayrshire

South Lanarkshire

West Dunbartonshire

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