Snowy weather hits Cumbernauld and Kilsyth

DRIFTING snow of up to 15-20 cm is predicted in some parts of Cumbernauld and Kilsyth throughout today (Friday).

Local weather station says drifts may affect some areas, with a possibility of it turning to rain after 8pm.

Latest news from North Lanarkshire Council is that schools are expected to operate as normal today.

They will update their website and Twitter feeds @nlcwinter and @nlpeople if this changes.

A council spokesperson said: ‘‘Parents should make their arrangements taking account of the following responsibilities: travel to and from school may be difficult. Parents should check that their children can get to and from school safely before they set out. Some transport may not operate normally. It is the parents responsibility to ensure that children are uplifted. Parental arrangements should take into account notified and unexpected cancellations.’’

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