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Scotland ice warning issued by Met Office amid frost and plummeting temperatures

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Scots have been warned to take care when travelling as the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice.Temperatures are plummeting across the country after many parts of the country were faced with torrential rain and flooding over the weekend.The ice warning will be in place until 9:30am Monday morning and affects regions such as Aberdeen and the Highlands, with the risk of freezing fog likely to create some poor conditions for travelling.Here's everything you need to know about the warning and what to expect from the weather.A yellow ice warning was put in place from 8pm on Sunday, November 20, lasting until 9.30am on Monday, November 21.The Met Office said: A much drier and colder night than of late with a frost developing quite widely over Scotland and ice likely to form on untreated surfaces.

The northeast of Scotland will see the greatest ice risk, where surfaces are still wet from recent rain and run off from fields and higher ground."Fog or freezing fog patches are also likely to form overnight which will add to the difficult traveling conditions."What to expectCentral, Tayside and FifeGrampianHighlands and Eilean SiarThe Met Office advises that drivers take it slowly when the weather is icy, as it can take around 10x slower to stop your vehicle.You should also use the highest possible gear to prevent your wheels from spinning, and avoid braking or accelerating too harshly.

If you start to skid, gently ease off the accelerator and avoid braking.Wearing the right thermal clothing for the weather is also essential, and drivers should take extra care around black ice which isn't always visible and can pose a threat to drivers and pedestrians.Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond.

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