PICTURES: Met Office issues ice warning for outskirts of Dundee as cold weather continues

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for ice that covers the edge of Dundee.

Earlier today, the City of Discover experienced its heaviest snowfall this winter. The city centre cleared quickly, but the western edge of Dundee is said to be facing an ice problem.


Logan Hards and Kim Barton with their dog Pablo at Baxter Park, Stobswell

The Met Office says that the area in yellow, which also includes large parts of Perthshire and Fife, will be subject to an ice threat from 12.05am tomorrow until 11am.

The Met Office’s weather warning for Saturday morning

The warning says: “Ice is likely to form through Friday night and last into Saturday morning with some sleet and snow showers continuing in places.

“There will probably be ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, potentially resulting in some injuries from slips and falls.”

The Met Office says there is a further risk of snow and ice for Perthshire and Angus on Sunday, with a warning valid from 6am until 6pm for the areas in yellow.

The Met Office’s weather warning for Sunday morning

It says: “An area of snow is likely to move eastwards across parts of Scotland and northern England on Sunday.

“The snow is more likely to affect higher routes with lower levels only affected more locally. In addition, rain may fall onto frozen surfaces for a time, particularly across Scotland, following a very cold night.

“Some roads and railways likely to be affected, with longer journey times by road, bus and train services. Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

“Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths. The snow is expected to become confined to northeast Scotland later in the day as it progressively turns to rain from the southwest.”

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