Scots have been warned to expect difficult driving conditions as the country is hit with wintry conditions.
The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for ice, which will be in place until 9am on Friday.
The warning, which has been active since 10pm on Thursday, covers most of the north of Scotland including Inverness, Wick, Fort William and parts of Aberdeen.
Stornoway and Portree are also covered by the yellow warning that goes as far north as Thurso.
The A9 was closed in both directions from Drumochter due to heavy snowfall on Thursday night.
A “number of incidents” including a collision were reported in the area and the one lane of the road was reopened in both directions at around 8pm.
More disruptions are expected on Friday morning with the Met Office warning of icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.
Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.
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