Tough weather conditions add to rush hour commute

There has been significant delays across Edinburgh
There has been significant delays across Edinburgh
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Heavy rain and poor visibility has added to the rush hour traffic this morning with significant delays across Edinburgh.

Parts of the M8 and City Bypass came to a standstill as cars struggled with excess surface water and wintry conditions.

Lasswade Road, Morningside, Glasgow Road, Seafield Road, Burdiehouse Road, St John’s Road & Cowgate Holyrood Road.

Edinburgh Bypass partially blocked due to an accident adding to delays.

Those travelling to the Capital via the A1 also faced delays due to a road traffic accident over a bridge at the River Esk. Police and emergency services were at the scene.

There are also reports of a broken down lorry on Frogston Road West.

Commuters are being urged to take care when travelling and plan ahead.