Edinburgh weather: Trams at a standstill as a yellow weather warning is issued

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Trams in the Capital are at a standstill as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning.

Tuesday will be bright all day but will see temperature lows of 0C.

The Met Office has said that it will feel like below freezing, with it feeling like -4C earlier on.

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Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office.Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office.
Yellow weather warning issued by Met Office.

A statement from the Met Office warns: “Rain and snow will clear southwards later Monday and overnight into Tuesday, with a rapid freeze following.

"Some hilly areas will see a further cover of 1-3 cm snow beforehand.

"Ice will become widespread over northern Scotland from around dusk and much of the rest of Scotland by late evening or the early hours.”

Edinburgh Trams announced that ice on the cables has suspended their service.

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Engineers from both Siemens, maintainers of the overhead line, and Edinburgh Trams are currently on-route.

ScotRail has warned that there may be travel delays on their services and has asked people to check before they leave.

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