Scotland'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.

Tuesday, 9th February 2021, 8:49 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th February 2021, 8:52 am
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, 11:44

  • 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

The Capital has turned into a scene fit for a fairytale after 24 hours of heavy snowfall amid a yellow weather warning.

These 12 pictures show the breathtakingly beautiful Capital as it turned into a winter wonderland overnight

The Capital has turned into a scene fit for a fairytale after 24 hours of heavy snowfall amid a yellow weather warning.

Dozens of schools closed in Scotland - including more than 40 in the Aberdeenshire area.

More heavy snow is expected in Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and surrounding areas of Scotland

UK’s coldest night of the winter so far recorded in Scottish Highlands

The coldest night of the winter so far in the UK has been recorded as minus 16.7C in the Scottish Highlands, as snow and ice continue to cause disruption in some regions.

The temperature at Altnaharra was recorded on Tuesday morning and is the coldest temperature recorded there since 2010, Met Office spokesperson Nicola Maxey said.

She said temperatures could plunge further on Wednesday night into Thursday, but that conditions across the UK are set to get milder towards the weekend.

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