* Heavy snowfall, freezing rain
, ice, rain, and thunderstorms slammed parts of the Eastern U.S.
A mix of freezing rain
and snow was expected to transition from freezing rain
late in the evening through early Tuesday morning.
near Moffat and Lockerbie saw several crashes along the M74, along with powercuts in Moffat and Dunragit, near Stranraer.
The road was covered in ice, very strong winds and freezing rain
Warning for drivers as 'freezing rain
' hits UK this weekend
Forecasters had warned that freezing rain
can pose risks to drivers and pedestrians as slippery black ice surfaces can form very quickly.
Meanwhile, the rest of the UK was hit by freezing rain
, snow and bitter winds.
A spokesman for the Met Office said the longer term forecast was complicated by Storm Deirdre, the weather system that has led to freezing rain
There is a 70% chance of freezing rain
in our area."
Black ice may form quickly due to the freezing rain
, affecting bus and train journeys, as well as flights.
The North East has been warned to expect some extreme weather later on Saturday with heavy freezing rain
expected to develop in the afternoon.