Snow and ice warning for swathes of Scotland overnight

The rain will turn increasingly to snow on higher ground later in the evening, with journey times likely to be impacted and some interruptions to power services possible. Temperatures are expected to plummet to -3 degrees.

The Met Office is warning that frequent heavy hail and snow are to be expected throughout Sunday which will lead to snow accumulating on many surfaces.

"For a time most of this going through Saturday night into the start of Sunday leaves behind a legacy of icy patches, so you will have to look out for those first thing Sunday". However, there is the risk of thunder and spot flooding in places as rain becomes widespread in the afternoon.

Daytime temperatures only 1 to 4 degrees with a wind chill effect from a gusty west to northwest wind.

The cold snap will continue into Monday with wintry showers overnight and frost and ice developing. Larger amounts of snow are forecast for Ulster and Connacht, particularly on higher ground.

12-year-old girl faces felony counts in LA school shooting
Parent Claudia Anzueto, 41, said her 12-year-old son was crying when he used someone else's cellphone to call her. A lot of anxious parents and relatives were waiting outside the campus. "I just want my daughter". "I don't know.

Nokia launches 4G variant of 3310 feature phone in China
Furthermore, if that wasn't sufficient, it also supports advanced features, such as, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot. That should mean it could power a Wi-Fi hotspot for some time before the battery gives up the ghost.

United States adds Hamas leader to list of global terrorists
Islamic Hamas movement slammed on Wednesday the U.S. decision to list Hamas chief Ismail Haneya among the world's terrorists. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas official, told Reuters on Wednesday that the usa terrorist designation of Haniyeh was "worthless".

Looking ahead, we're set for another cold, unsettled week.

It will be very cold tonight as the snow moves in from the west, with frost and icy patches set to develop.

Snow is expected to begin falling in the region at around 7am tomorrow, until around 3pm.

The status yellow alert which warns of wintry showers and accumulations (of snow) of up to 3cm in some places is due to remain in place throughout Sunday.

They added: "Long spells of sunshine will continue today, broken by showers of rain and sleet". Highest temperatures will range from 9°C to 12°C.


Popular
  • Georgia Sheriff says officer and suspect dead, deputies wounded

    Georgia Sheriff says officer and suspect dead, deputies wounded

    McBrayer said one deputy was in serious condition and undergoing surgery, and had been hit below the bullet-proof vest. Locust Grove Elementary School, which was nearby, was put on lockdown during the response to the incident.
    Wayne Rooney reveals why Henrikh Mkhitaryan failed at Man United

    Wayne Rooney reveals why Henrikh Mkhitaryan failed at Man United

    Mkhitaryan spent 18 months at Manchester United before moving to Arsenal in January in a straight swap with Alexis Sanchez .

    Cabinet agree to hold referendum on Eighth Amendment

    Ireland's Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar , will campaign for the repeal of the 8th amendment. However, human rights and women's rights groups have welcomed the decision.
  • 4400-year-old Egyptian tomb unearthed

    4400-year-old Egyptian tomb unearthed

    The first phase of Grand Egyptian Museum is expected to be opened later this year while the grand opening is planned for 2022. An ancient tomb of over 4,400-year old was found by archeologists near the famous pyramids of Ghiza, near Cairo, Egypt.
    Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games

    Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games

    Danilo scored the opener for Manchester City who have now recorded 22 wins so far in 26 EPL games. Boss Guardiola is without Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, Benjamin Mendy and Fabian Delph.
    Trump Presses McConnell On White House Immigration Plan

    Trump Presses McConnell On White House Immigration Plan

    The next spending deadline looms on Thursday, with Democrats defiant in their demands and Republicans remaining divided. Trump has said he is open to extending the deadline and some Republicans have said they would welcome the idea.
  • Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to hold White House media briefing

    Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to hold White House media briefing

    At the court-martial, Kelly praised the colonel as a " superb Marine officer ", as The New York Times reported Thursday . He said Porter had been given an "interim clearance" in the meantime, which allowed him to review classified material.
    This iOS update has the iPhone battery saver kill switch

    This iOS update has the iPhone battery saver kill switch

    From iPhone 7 units and older are affected by the system, not the iPhone 8 and iPhone X , Apple said. These features will be included in a developer release next month and a user release this Spring.
    Rape-accused Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan held in Paris

    Rape-accused Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan held in Paris

    Ayari, who lodged a rape complaint against Ramadan on October 20, charged that for him, "either you wear a veil or you get raped". Ramadan took a leave of absence from Oxford in November 2017 after two women filed complaints in France alleging rape.
  • Anti-ISIS coalition announces 'shift' in Iraq amid reports of USA  drawdown

    Anti-ISIS coalition announces 'shift' in Iraq amid reports of USA drawdown

    Sources say coordination will continue between the US military and Iraqi forces based on conditions not yet released. Despite that information, the US military cites the official number of USA troops in Iraq as approximately 5,262.
    Morocco Defeats Nigeria To Clinch African Nations Championship Title

    Morocco Defeats Nigeria To Clinch African Nations Championship Title

    Walid El Karti then ensured the Nigerian team had a mountain to climb with the second goal in the 61st minute. He called on the players to give it one more push as they have 90 minutes separating them and the trophy.
    Gov. McMaster: 2 Killed, 116 Injured in Amtrak Collision

    Gov. McMaster: 2 Killed, 116 Injured in Amtrak Collision

    Railroad advocates point out that trains remain far safer than cars, which killed 37,000 people previous year across the country. He said they both were okay. "Mentally and psychologically, it's going to be a while for her", Fakorede said.

CONNECT