Scotland’s weather: Little hope for a white Christmas

The Met Office predicts snow on Friday 29 December across the Central belt. Picture: Phil Wilkinson
The Met Office predicts snow on Friday 29 December across the Central belt. Picture: Phil Wilkinson
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Scotland will wake up to cloudy skies on Christmas Day with heavy rain expected across parts of the country.

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The weather is set to take a turn for the worse once again next week after a mild build-up to the festive period which saw temperatures reach 12 degrees celsius.

However, it will not drop in time for a strong possibility of snow on Christmas Day, with average temperatures expected to be around 7 degrees on Monday.

Rain will is expected to fall throughout Christmas Eve in Scotland, though Aberdeenshire and Moray will see bright patches.

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