Weather warning for Aberdeenshire as Storm Kathleen blows in


PARTS of Aberdeenshire are under a yellow weather warning this morning as Storm Kathleen blows over the UK.

Snow, rain and strong winds have started to hit Scotland with two days of disruption expected.

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It is the 11th storm to be named in the 2023-24 season, making it the joint stormiest period since storm naming began in 2015.

The Met Office has issued three weather warnings for various times across Friday and Saturday.

Around coastal parts of the UK, wind gusts of up to 70mph (113kmh) are expected.

Members of the public have been urged to prepare for flooding, travel disruption and possible power cuts.

The snow warning runs from 03:00 until 09:00 on Friday covering parts of the central belt, Tayside, Fife, Aberdeenshire, Moray and parts of the Highlands, with up to 10cm of snowfall forecast over higher ground.

Forecasters said snow was likely to cause travel disruption on Friday morning, particularly on higher routes.

The conditions could lead to longer journey times for road and rail journeys.

Click here to read full details on the Met Office website.

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