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The Met Office has issued a new yellow weather warning for UK coastal areas, including Na h-Eileanan Siar.

Issued on the morning of Friday December 1, the warning states that wintry showers will lead to icy patches and snow cover in places. The warning is for between 5pm on Friday until 10am on Saturday.

A series of weather warnings have been given for the islands since Tuesday evening.

As well as Na h-Eileanan Siar, the Highlands, Orkney and Shetland are included in the latest warning, as well as the east coast of England. 

In the warning, the weather office wrote: "Wintry showers will affect North Sea coastal districts of England and Northern Scotland during Friday evening and overnight. These are likely to fall onto frozen surfaces in places allowing icy patches to form.

"Additionally, showers will fall as snow inland, with 1-2 cm possible in places, chiefly over hills."

It warned that the weather can cause delays and make driving conditions dangerous, and advised planning journeys to give extra time and pack essentials in the car, such as warm clothing and blanket, food and water, a torch, de-icer and ice scraper, warning triangle, high visibility vest, and in-car phone charger. 

It added that weather warnings can change quickly, and recommended people stay up to date with the weather forecast in their area.

The latest Met Office weather warnings can be found on its website.