Weather warning remains in place as fog still lingers across Gloucestershire

The yellow warning covers the City of Discovery as well as Perthshire and parts of Angus and Fife.

A number of minor accidents occurred as a result of the fog including one on the old Dublin Road between Dundalk and Castlebellingham between Carroll's Cross and Whitehouse Cross.

The alert was made live on Friday with the wintry conditions expected to hit on Monday and Tuesday.

There may also be disruption to public transport, including the main Aberdeen to Inverness rail line as well as delays on roads, including the A96, Huntly to Inverness road.

"In addition some roads and pavements may become icy, increasing the chance of injury and falls".

Snow warning for Largs and west of Scotland

A spokesperson for Met Eireann said: "Cold with fog lingering in many inland areas this afternoon and becoming more extensive again after dark".

"The largest accumulations of snow will be on high ground with over 10 cms of snow building up above 200 metres".

"At low levels, accumulations of the order 2-5 cm (0.8in - 2in) will be more typical".

Heavy snow showers and hail have been forecasted for communities in the north of Scotland.

It adds: "Strong winds create the potential of blizzard conditions and drifting of lying snow".

Vanessa Coleman

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