South Scotland

Drivers warned over heavy Dumfries and Galloway rains

Police in southern Scotland have warned motorists to take extra care on roads in the area due to heavy rain and gusting winds.

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said it had received a weather warning from the Met Office about conditions.

Heavy rain was expected in many areas and was likely to cause difficult conditions due to standing water.

Drivers were also urged to switch on their lights due to the gloomy conditions throughout the region.

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