Weather warnings as snow and wind disrupts travel

Weather warnings are in place after wintry gusts and temperatures plummet.

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Springtime snow and strong winds are disrupting travel across the north of Scotland with weather warnings in place.

Scots woke to a blanket of snow in the north east and elsewhere on Easter Monday and wintry weather conditions have continued.

Snow warnings are in place for northern Scotland until 10am, with as much as 2cm falling in higher areas.

All available gritters are out in Aberdeenshire. The A90 at Fraserburgh is closed in both directions due to snow.

A yellow wind warning for Shetland is in place from midday until 5pm on Tuesday. Public transport and ferries are expected to be impacted.

A coach service has been suspended after two buses careered off the road in snowy conditions on Shetland.

A police car crashed in Aberdeenshire after wintry weather caused difficult driving conditions.

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A chimney fell from a roof in Aberdeen as high winds battered the city.

As much as 15cm of snow was expected to fall in higher areas of northern Scotland.

Temperatures are forecast to drop to as low as minus 8C on Tuesday night.

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