Severe weather update

Updated 15.25pm Friday 18 February 

The Amber warning for wind (Storm Dudley) ended at 12midnight on 16 February.

A Yellow warning for snow (Storm Eunice) is in place from 3am-6pm Friday 18 February. This covers the majority of the Borders, with only areas east of around Duns and Coldstream lying outwith the warning area.

Some places within the warning area are expected to see around 5cm of snow at low levels. Areas over 150m could see 5-10cm, and more than 10cm is possible on the highest routes.

Two further yellow warnings have been issued by the Met Office on 18 February. The first yellow warning covers ice which is in place from 6pm Friday 18 February until 9am Saturday 19 February.

Additionally, a yellow warning for wind runs from 12pm Sunday 20 February to 12pm Monday 21 February. These both cover the majority of the Scottish Borders, although some eastern areas are not covered.

Be prepared

Whilst this is normal winter weather, residents are asked to be be prepared for the conditions as strong winds at the same time may lead to very poor visibility, blizzard conditions and drifting of lying snow.

For more information see our news story or visit the Met Office website

The latest national roads and travel information can be found on the Traffic Scotland website

Further updates will be provided on this page and through SB Alert as required.