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Himalayan lakes are exacerbating glacial melt

The rate glaciers are melting in the Himalaya is being significantly accelerated by lakes already formed by glacial retreat, new research led by the...

Pix – Ice patrol vehicles takes control

New ice patrol vehicles are being deployed to improve Scotland’s resilience said Transport Minister Keith Brown today.   The vehicles will be fully equipped with mobile...

That’ll come in Andes – 26,000 tonnes of salt arrives from Peru

SCOTLAND stocked up for a harsh January on the roads as thousands of tonnes of salt was brought into the country. With more snow and...

Winter will always get the cold shoulder from me

There are few things in life that can stop me in my tracks. But there is one which fells me every time. Coldness. I hate...

Scots councils pay for weather forecast

By Cara Sulieman THREE SCOTS councils are shelling out £90,000 for someone to predict the weather. Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils are paying the Met Office...

No grit supplies until the weekend as supply chain is “creaking at the seams”

By Rory Reynolds SNOWED under councils will have to hold out until the weekend for more grit to arrive by sea as conditions worsen on...

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