LiveScotland's weather LIVE: Snow, traffic and travel, power cuts, and latest weather updates with amber warning in force

It’s a white winter wonderland in most parts of Scotland after heavy snow fell overnight – but the effects of Storm Darcy continue to cause traffic delays and other hazards across the country on Tuesday.

The Met Office forecasts that snow showers will continue during the day on Tuesday and into the evening across most of Scotland.
The Met Office forecasts that snow showers will continue during the day on Tuesday and into the evening across most of Scotland.

The Met Office forecasts that snow showers will continue during the day on Tuesday and into the evening across most of Scotland.

Delays and cancellations are predicted for rail and air travel, some rural communities could be cut off, and power cuts and disruption to mobile phone coverage is also likely.

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Scotland’s weather LIVE: The latest updates with amber warning for heavy snow in force

Last updated: Tuesday, 09 February, 2021, 11:13

  • UK’s coldest night of the winter so far recorded in Scottish Highlands
  • Snow and ice warnings remain in place for most of Scotland
  • Delays and cancellations predicted for rail and air travel
  • Some rural communities could be cut off, say Met Office

All schools in Orkney have been closed to all pupils on Tuesday - including children of key workers and vulnerable children

Transport Scotland said Covid-19 rules mean people should not be travelling - unless for essential purposes

Watch: ScotRail shares alarming video of train travelling across Forth Bridge in thick fog

Watch: ScotRail shares alarming video of train travelling across Forth Bridge in thick fog

Footage shared by a ScotRail train conductor shows thick fog surrounding the Forth Bridge as the country continues to grapple with freezing temperatures.

Edinburgh weather: Nail biting video shows car slip and slide up the Royal Mile in the snow

WATCH: Nail biting video shows car slip and slide up the Royal Mile in the snow

A nail biting video captured by an Edinburgh local shows a car struggle up the Royal Mile as it slips and slides in the snow.

The current amber warning has been extended to Edinburgh, East Lothian and part of Borders.

Met Office snow warning for Scotland’s east coast has now been extended to Friday noon

Transport Scotland reported temperatures down to nearly minus 18C at Bannockburn in Stirling.

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