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Yellow weather warning issued for rain tonight

14 March 2018

Brace yourselves! More wind, rain and snow is heading for our shores this weekend.

Heavier snow is expected to fall throughout much of Friday and into Saturday on even higher ground across parts of central, eastern and northern Scotland.

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "High pressure over Scandinavia will feed a very cold easterly airstream across the country during this weekend".

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Rain is forecast to hit Edinburgh and the Lothians tomorrow, with temperatures in the Scottish capital to drop to a 2C high by Saturday.

It states: "A band of rain and hill snow will increasingly turn to snow to lower levels through Friday evening and overnight into Saturday".

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The warning stretches from the east coast, across the Midlands, down to London and the south coast.

According to the Met Office, snow showers are likely, and the snow could settle, disrupting the roads and public transport services.

Cold air from the Arctic is heading to the United Kingdom - and we're set to see more snow and ice in the region this weekend.

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Yellow weather warning issued for rain tonight