Christmas is well and truly here as the first snow of the season lands in Glasgow.

The developments come on the day Scots have been warned to prepare for cold weather as ice and snow is set to hit much of the country.

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The Met Office has already issued a yellow warning for ice in parts of the UK over Friday night and some health boards have advised people to take precautions as temperatures look set to drop.


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Snow is predicted to fall overnight, mainly on higher ground, with up to 5cm of snow possible in some areas over 300m.

The weather warning, which is in place from 5pm on Friday to 10am on Saturday, has been issued for parts of Scotland, including Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

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The Met Office said of tonight’s outlook: “Rain, sleet and snow showers, these mainly focused across Argyll, and to a lesser extend down the western coastal fringes, with some eastern parts staying dry, particularly across Lanarkshire. Minimum temperature -2 °C.”

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