Uk news Scots wake up to winter wonderland as snow batters the country over Easter PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - A band of Arctic air has swept across Scotland - bringing freezing temperatures and heavy snow showers with it.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Scots have woken up to a white Easter this morning after heavy snowfall battered the country overnight. Forecasters issued a yellow weather warning for northern Scotland from Sunday evening as an ‘arctic chill’ swept in. The band of unseasonably cold air brought blizzards as temperatures dipped to well below freezing - with parts of the country seeing lows of -4C. Many Scots opened their windows to a surprising winter wonderland, as several inches of the white stuff landed across the north. Heavy snowfall in Aberdeen this morning Read More Related Articles Full list of DWP changes to State Pension, Universal Credit, PIP and more benefit pay rates this week Read More Related Articles Scots prisoner who spent nearly 40 years behind bars dies in jail But it appears to be causing disruption on the roads and transport services today. Police have urged Scots to ‘be prepared’ before setting off on their journeys today. A large number of gritters have been deployed across the country to tackle snow and ice as the freezing temperatures also hit the rest of Scotland. Gonnae Snow Dae That and Blizzard of Oz were among the gritters spotted on Scotland’s roads today. Police have urged Scots to take extra care on the roads this morning Keep in touch with Daniel Morrow Daniel is a trends and advance content writer for the Daily Record. Follow him on Facebook here and Twitter here. You can also contact Daniel at daniel.morrow@reachplc.
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. NHS Orkney told locals not to travel in due to the adverse weather. A post from the health board said: “Good morning on this cold and snowy day. Patients booked for a Covid vaccination at the Kirkwall vaccination centre today should not travel and will be rescheduled. “Our staff will be contacting patients to give them a new appointment.”
More snow is expected to hit Scotland tomorrow morning
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And there is more snow set to hit the far north of the country over Tuesday morning, according to the Met Office. Forecasters anticipate around 2cm of snow to land in most parts, with larger accumulations expected on the hills and mountains. A yellow weather warning is in force for the Highlands, Aberdeenshire and Orkney and Shetland from midnight tonight to 10am on Tuesday.
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The wintry weather is a stark contrast to the highs of 16C seen across the country over Good Friday and Saturday. Met Office experts say that the downturn in weather has been caused by an ‘Arctic chill’ that has swept in from the north. Temperatures are expected to stay cold across Scotland for the rest of the week.
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