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Severe accident: A68 Scottish Borders both ways

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A68 Scottish Borders both ways severe accident, from A697 to B6368.

A68 Scottish Borders - A68 closed in both directions from the A697 junction to the B6368 junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway northbound

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A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway northbound severe accident, at J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway - A74(M) in Dumfries and Galloway partially blocked northbound at J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Firefighters say flood rescue shows the risk to drivers

Carlisle firefighters who rescued two people whose car was swept off the road by floods at the weekend say it shows the risks of driving into fast-flowing water.

Water rescue specialists from the two Carlisle stations and Longtown joined a crew from Dumfries after the couple were reported clinging to a gate near Newcastleton

Car in field showing fences washed away
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The Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service and other emergency services have been publicising the dangers of driving into moving flood water of unknown depth, and Ian Seel, who supervised the rescue said that less than a foot (30cm) of water can start a car floating away.

The fact that cars will be buoyant at really low water levels, it's so, so easy just to be driving through flood water, to have the vehicle's weight taken off the tyres, and then you start to go with the current."

Ian Seel

Carlisle firefighters rescue two from flooded road

Specialist firefighters from Carlisle helped rescue two people whose car was swept off the road in southern Scotland at the weekend.

Two people standing in flood by gate
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Fire crews from Carlisle East and West stations and Longtown joined colleagues from Dumfries after the two, thought to be in their 60s, called for help.

Fast flowing flood water meant rescuers could not wade out to them as they held on to a gate in high winds, and the water was too shallow to use a boat.

A helicopter rescue was also considered before the flood water receded, allowing 10 firefighters to bring the couple back to safety, and they were then taken to hospital.

Severe disruption: A68 Scottish Borders both ways

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A68 Scottish Borders both ways severe disruption, from B6358 Canongate to Headrig.

A68 Scottish Borders - A68 Bongate in Jedburgh closed in both directions from the B6358 Canongate junction to the Headrig junction, because of flooding.

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Severe accident: A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway southbound

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A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway southbound severe accident, before J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway - It's slow on A74(M) southbound in Dumfries and Galloway before J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound

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A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound severe accident, from J14 for A702 Crawford to J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) South Lanarkshire - A74(M) partially blocked southbound from J14, A702 (Crawford) to J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound

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A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound severe accident, from J14 for A702 Crawford to J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) South Lanarkshire - One lane blocked on A74(M) southbound from J14, A702 (Crawford) to J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident involving car. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway northbound

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A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway northbound severe accident, between J15 for A701 Beattock and B7076 Crawford.

A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway - A74(M) partially blocked and queues northbound between J15, A701 (Beattock) in Dumfries and Galloway and B7076, Crawford in South Lanarkshire, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A199 East Lothian both ways

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A199 East Lothian both ways severe disruption, from B6415 Newhailes Road to B6415 Musselburgh Road.

A199 East Lothian - A199 Milton Road East in Joppa closed in both directions from the B6415 Newhailes Road junction to the B6415 Musselburgh Road junction, because of resurfacing work.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound

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A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound severe accident, from J14 for A702 Crawford to J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) South Lanarkshire - Two lanes closed on A74(M) southbound from J14, A702 (Crawford) to J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident involving a lorry.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A68 Northumberland both ways

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A68 Northumberland both ways severe disruption, from A6079 to A696.

A68 Northumberland - A68 blocked and it's heavy in both directions from the A6079 junction in Colwell to the A696 junction in Elishaw, because of snow.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway northbound

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A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway northbound severe accident, from J15 for A701 Beattock to J14 for A702 Crawford.

A74(M) Dumfries And Galloway - A74(M) partially blocked and it's heavy northbound from J15, A701 (Beattock) in Dumfries and Galloway to J14, A702 (Crawford) in South Lanarkshire, because of an accident involving a car.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound

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A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound severe accident, from J14 for A702 Crawford to J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) South Lanarkshire - One lane closed and it's slow on A74(M) southbound from J14, A702 (Crawford) to J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident involving a car.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A7 Scottish Borders both ways

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A7 Scottish Borders both ways severe accident, near Burnfoot.

A7 Scottish Borders - A7 in Hawick closed in both directions near the Burnfoot junction, because of an accident involving horse and car.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A199 City Of Edinburgh both ways

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A199 City Of Edinburgh both ways severe disruption, from B6415 Musselburgh Road to Musselburgh Shell.

A199 City Of Edinburgh - A199 Edinburgh Road in Edinburgh closed in both directions from the B6415 Musselburgh Road junction to the Musselburgh Shell junction, because of flooding.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A702 South Lanarkshire both ways

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A702 South Lanarkshire both ways severe disruption, from B7055 to A72.

A702 South Lanarkshire - A702 closed in both directions from the B7055 junction in Lamington to the A72 junction in Biggar, because of a fallen tree. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A772 City Of Edinburgh both ways

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A772 City Of Edinburgh both ways severe disruption, from Glenallan Drive to A701 Liberton Road.

A772 City Of Edinburgh - A772 Gilmerton Road in Inch closed and it's slow in both directions from the Glenallan Drive junction to the A701 Liberton Road junction, because of a car on fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound

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A74(M) South Lanarkshire southbound severe accident, from J14 for A702 Crawford to J15 for A701 Beattock.

A74(M) South Lanarkshire - One lane blocked and it's heavy on A74(M) southbound from J14, A702 (Crawford) to J15, A701 (Beattock), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time