Summer washout may cost Scottish economy million

THE summer washout is set to cost the Scottish economy tens of millions of pounds, experts claimed today as forecasters warned of more heavy rain and possible flooding this weekend.

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Scotland’s weather: Homes still without power as heavy rain brings flooding

Thousands of homes in Scotland were facing a third day without power today as the country battled to repair the damage wrought by Tuesday’s storms.

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Thousands of homes still without power in aftermath of storm

Thousands of homes in Scotland were still without power and rail services faced further disruption today as the country counted the cost of yesterday’s storms.


White Christmas off the cards as wet and mild weather takes hold

Those hoping for a white Christmas in Scotland will have to put up with a wet and warm one instead, forecasters said today.


Weather update: Ice warning to Scotland’s drivers

The Met Office has issued a warning of icy conditions that could affect roads across Scotland until Tuesday.

Icy roads warning for all of UK

MOTORISTS are facing treacherous conditions today with ice warnings in place for the whole of the UK.

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First the wind, then snow, now it’s ice

SCOTLAND is braced for more disruption this weekend after the Met Office issued a warning of widespread icy conditions for the whole of the country.

Weather update: Motorists warned of ice on Scotland’s roads

The Met Office has warned of widespread ice on roads across Scotland which is likely to last until Thursday morning.

Storm blows £100m hole in Scotland’s economy

THE hurricane-force winds that battered Scotland and left 150,000 homes without power cost the economy about £100 million, according to business experts.


Weather latest: Scotland slowly gets back to normal but storm ‘cost economy £100m’

Scotland was gradually getting back to normal today after hurricane-force winds brought chaos to the country and cost the economy an estimated £100 million.


Bridges shut, roads closed and airports hit by hurricane

MORE than 60,000 people were without power last night after the storms caused havoc to transport, schools and city centres across much of Scotland.


In pictures: Scotland battered by hurricane-force winds

Scotland experienced one of the worst storms in recent history today with winds reaching 90mph causing severe travel disruption.


Weather latest: Police warn against all travel

Police have warned that all travel should be avoided in central Scotland this afternoon as winds reach speeds of 90mph in parts of the country.


Weather latest: Schools close as storm sweeps across Scotland

Schools in many parts of Scotland were shut today as the country prepared for hurricane-force winds.

Weather latest: Warning issued of high winds followed by snow

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning of high winds affecting central and southern Scotland tomorrow.


Weather latest: More problems for Scotland’s drivers as temperatures fall

SNOW and ice resulted in treacherous driving conditions on Scotland’s roads, while pedestrians faced black ice on pavements after temperatures dipped below freezing overnight.


Weather latest: Snow and ice bring disruption to Scotland’s roads

THERE was disruption to commuters this morning as Scotland experienced its first bout of wintry weather, with snow and ice making some roads treacherous.


Children rescued as deluge swamps swathes of Scotland

SCHOOL children were among more than 40 people rescued by firefighters as heavy rain caused flood chaos across western and central Scotland.


Brace yourself for a wild weekend

GALE-force winds, storms and heavy snow are expected to cause disruption as they batter parts of Scotland this weekend.

One of the warmest Novembers on record is set to draw to a close with blizzard conditions.


Year the weather went wonky (so stand by for snow in days)

RAVAGED by storms in summer, hit by heatwaves in autumn and brought to a standstill by the most severe winter for a century – the past year has brought weather extremes to Scotland.

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