Overnightsnow and ice have actually triggered some travel interruption in parts of Scotland.

A truck has actually hit a train bridge near Achnashellach, in Wester Ross, leading to interruption to train services in between Kyle and Inverness.

InNorth Lanarkshire, a double decker bus went off the roadway and crashed into a ditch at a roundabout in Stepps at about 07: 15.

PoliceScotland stated the motorist was unscathed and there were no travelers on the bus at the time.

Theweather condition has actually likewise resulted in the closure, or the postponed openings, of schools in theHighlands

Fifty- 5 schools have actually closed, opened later on or have school transportation problems in the location Almost 2,000kids were impacted.

TheMet Office had a yellow weather condition caution for snow and ice in location for much of Scotland up until midday.

Onthe roadways, authorities in Stirling cautioned of really icy conditions. There were likewise reports of heavy snow falling on parts of the M77

TheMet Office primary forecaster stated: “Showers of hail and snow are expected through Monday morning. The showers will be heaviest and most frequent across western and northern Scotland where 2-5 cm of snow is likely to accumulate relatively widely, with some areas, particularly above 150m, possibly seeing 6-10 cm of snow.”

Theweather condition caution specified: “Longer journey times by road, bus and train services are likely while some vehicles could become stranded.

“Iceis most likely to form on unattended pavements, cycle courses and roadways resulting in some injuries from falls and slips.

“Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.”

Travel interruption amidst wintry conditions by: Farah Grimm published:


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