Weather warning issued as more snow is forecast

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Residents are being told to be prepared as the region is expected to be hit by more snow.

The met office issued an “amber” warning as a band of sleet and snow is expected to move eastwards across the region later today.

Snowfalls of 2 to 5 cm at low levels and as much as 10 cm above 150 metres are likely to occur, mostly within a three to four hour period.

Although the met office are warning public transport may be affected a spokesman for First bus company said all services were currently running as normal.

More information is available at Met Office weather updates

More updates to follow...