South Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway Facebook weather warnings offered

Dumfries and Galloway Council has launched a Facebook page dedicated to keeping people up to date with the weather situation in the region.

The page on the social network site provides information on road and school closures as well as weather alerts.

Councillor Roger Grant said the authority was "well prepared" for the early winter weather.

He said the Facebook page aimed to keep people "fully updated" with the situation across the region.

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