Aberdeen City Council’s winter roads budget could be extended should the weather be worse than anticipated, councillors have been told.
Beast from the east
One year on from the Beast from the East which saw extreme snowfalls blanket the area, residents around Aberdeenshire have been enjoying record temperatures.
A north-east farmer has welcomed funding aimed at supporting those hardest hit during the Beast from the East – but hopes more can be done.
The severe winter has cost Aberdeenshire Council more than £7 million to grit and clear its roads and streets.
A pothole-plagued Aberdeen street must be fixed “as soon as possible”, councillors have said, after recent bad weather exposed historical cobbles and cabling.
North-east ski slopes on course for record year as winter snowfall and Beast from East extend season
Business for North-east ski centres is booming due to winter snowfall – and it shows no signs of slowing down.
Tyres, fencing and a golf flag are just some of the items volunteers collected during an emergency beach clean in Aberdeen.
An emergency beach clean is being organised by a marine conservation charity.
A weather warning has been extended across the North-east tomorrow, as the Beast from the East’s grip loosens.
Adverse weather from the Beast from the East has caused an indie pop band to cancel their Aberdeen gig.
North-east skiers have been warned by police that weather warnings remain in place and to only travel if necessary.
Weather warnings may indicate the region is over the worst, but the “Beast from the East” is still biting.
Battle against the elements continues as North-east schools close and Aberdeen bypass work is stopped
Widespread disruption continued across the North-east as the region battles the “Beast from the East” for another day.
A North-east road is closed with 30 cars stuck in snow.
Veteran broadcaster Bob Harris will present his BBC Radio 2 programme from his shed, as heavy snow has prevented him from travelling to the London studio.
Up to 40 motorists were stranded on a North-east road as the region continues to battle the Beast from the East today.
A red warning has put in place by the Met Office for parts of Scotland. In the North-east an amber warning remains in force. Here’s the latest from the Met Office’s Aidan McGivern.
More than 100 schools have been closed, and 27,000 homes left without power as the “Beast from the East” battered the North-east today.
A number of schools across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire have been forced to close today.
At least eight people have died as freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall sweeps across Europe from the east.
A transport chief has urged residents to do their bit as the “Beast from the East” weather front hits the region.
The Arctic storm dubbed the “Beast from the East” has seen temperatures across much of Europe fall to their lowest level this winter and even brought a rare snowstorm to Rome.