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Region hit by Storm Jonas

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By Fiona Reid
Annan and Eskdale
Region hit by Storm Jonas

SCHOOLS and colleges have closed, homes have flooded and roads are impassable across the region today due to the effects of Storm Jonas.

SOS . . . firefighters at Sibbaldbie near Lockerbie this morning

The bad weather, which hailed from America, caused havoc across Dumfriesshire yesterday.

Dumfries and Galloway College will have to shut for a week to clear up after it was flooded.

Four primary schools – at Hutton in Boreland, Brownhall, Crossmichael and Caerlaverock – were also shut for the day due to flooding; and the Whitesands was closed yet again for most of the day due to flooding.

The B7020 Lochmaben to Annan road was impassable at Mossburn; the A75 was shut for a period in the morning at Collin due to the water and an accident; and there was a landslip on the B709 from the B723 at Eskdalemuir and flooding.

Meanwhile, roads in Moffat were closed temporarily on Tuesday due to flooding at the Hidden Corner and Oakrigg Farm.

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