City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Weather


A Little Respite from the Snow

Heriot Row park

Edinburgh awoke today (Sunday 5th December) to another cold , wintry day - but thank goodness there has been no more snow overnight, which is some relief for us all in the capital city.

Edinburgh's Train Service Suffers As Temperatures Drop

Train under a blizzard

The snow showers may have relented for now, but it has given way to a fiercesome freeze in the last couple of nights that has seen temperatures drop as low as -15C in Edinburgh. Parts of North Scotland have recorded temperatures as cold as -20C.

What You Should Do If Someone Falls Through The Ice

The Pentland Ranger Service is telling people not to venture on to frozen reservoirs in the Pentland Hills this weekend. The rangers warn that the ice forming on the reservoir is of varying thickness and could be extremely unstable. There have been three incidents in the Pentland Hills in the last ten years, one resulting in a fatality.

Edinburgh Snowed Under (Pictures)

Holed up

A week into the wintry snap, how are you bearing up? Are you still frolicking in the snow or fed up?

RSPB Scotland issues feeding advice for birds in the icy weather

As the country enters its third week of sub-zero temperatures during what has become the most protracted cold snap since 1976, RSPB Scotland is asking people to spare a thought f