Met Office issues snow weather warning for Forth Valley

An amber weather warning has been issued for Forth Valley, with heavy snow forecast to hit the area this afternoon.

By Jonathon Reilly
Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 12:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 12:47 pm

According to the Met Office, travel delays are likely on the roads from 3pm today until 10am on Thursday as up to 20cm of snow is expected on higher ground across large parts of Scotland.

Delays and cancellations to rail and air travel are also likely.

The Met Office tweeted: “Heavy snow will cause disruption with a possibility of power cuts and roads becoming blocked by snow.”

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A statement on the Met Office website adds: “There is a good chance that some rural communities could become cut off.

“Power cuts are likely and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected.”

In a Facebook post, Forth Valley Police Division wrote: “If you need to travel for essential purposes, ensure you and your vehicle are adequately prepared.”

Snow is expected to cause travel disruption across Forth Valley today and tomorrow, according to the Met Office. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Visit the Met Office website for live updates.

Go to the Traffic Scotland website for more information.

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