Road warning as cold snap continues

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POLICE warnings have been issued across Scotland after low temperatures left roads icy and hazardous.

One vehicle got into trouble in Barrhead Road, Glasgow, near Pollok Golf Club, and ended up on its roof and in need of police assistance.

There is not expected to be any let up as the cold snap gripping Europe continues.

Forecasters have warned that people across Scotland should brace themselves for more snow next week.

Overnight frosts will continue throughout next week, with increasingly wintry showers turning from sleet into snow.

Snow is continuing to fall on higher ground across Scotland, but will struggle to settle after sleet showers.

The rain and sleet will move southwards over the UK, while other parts will stay dry following clear spells.

A cold wind is expected to sweep the entire country as temperatures struggle to rise above 4C or 5C. Weather warnings have been issued for Scotland, northern England and parts of the Midlands and East 

Ice was expected to form today on untreated surfaces following rainfall overnight and into this morning.

Forecasters predicted that overnight wind would ease and skies clear, but temperatures will remain close to freezing in most parts of the country.

The weekend was expected to be cold and frosty to start with, with plenty of sunshine.

However, wet and blustery weather is expected to return.