Met office issues new warning for snow and ice in North-east

A yellow weather warning has today been put in place for snow and ice in the North-east.

The Met Office is warning people to expect “heavy, squally showers of snow” throughout today and into the night.

The warning is in place for roughly the western half of the Grampian region from 10.30am today until 6pm tomorrow.

A statement on the Met Office website said: “Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds. There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening.”

It added: “A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.

“Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations.

“There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected.”