Travel was expected to be disrupted on Friday after a warning was issued for snow and rain
The Met Office placed a yellow warning across parts of central Scotland and the Highlands, adding that rural communities may become cut off, power cuts were possible and transport services were likely to be affected.
Forecasters said snowy conditions could bring “significant” disruption to travel across the region, with a warning in place until midday on Friday.
The lowest minimum temperature recorded across the UK by 11pm on Thursday was minus 6.8C (minua 20F) at Braemar in Aberdeenshire.
Yellow warnings for rain were in place across the east coast from Perth to Aberdeen.
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