YELLOW weather warnings for high winds and snow have been issued for the region over the next few days.
RAIN battered the region on Wednesday and led to stretches of flooding on roads across the area.
FORECASTS of snow, strong winds and heavy rain in the region today have failed to materialise.
DUMFRIES and Galloway is preparing to be battered by winds up to 90mph as Storm Abigail heads for the country today.
A TEAM tasked with ensuring best practice nationally in dealing with major emergencies could begin work at Dumfries by March.