Scotland’s weather: Treacherous road conditions after overnight snowfall across the county

After another night of heavy snowfall in Scotland, road conditions remain treacherous and a slew of weather warnings remain in place until Friday for snow and ice across much of the country.

A Met Office forecast has warned of extreme cold temperatures as most of Scotland is expected to sit below zero Celsius on Wednesday night.

Temperatures as low as minus 11C are expected overnight in the Highlands, while the central belt can expect highs of minus 2C, to lows of minus 6C.

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Transport services were disrupted on Wednesday morning due to the weather, with Stagecoach East Scotland cancelling many of its early morning Fife services.

Rail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow are running 30 minutes late due to the cold weather.

All Edinburgh tram services are currently cancelled because of issues caused by the weather.

Met Office meteorologist Clare Nasir said “temperatures will plummet wherever you are” on Wednesday, and “strong winds” and snow will be “disruptive across many areas” in the UK.

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Drivers are urged to take care on the roads as the freezing conditions continue in Scotland.

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