Heavy snowfall this morning caused the closure of parts of the main roads as drivers struggle in wintry conditions

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The Scots have woken up to find that the snow has fallen heavily with weather warnings in place across much of the country

Transport chiefs closed the A9 north in Dunblane after the Kier roundabout around 6:40 a.m. as they struggled to get the white stuff off the route

A truck accident later occurred on the road that closed lanes one and two to the south

Cops were called to an accident on Royston Road in Glasgow today when a car slid off the road in heavy snow

Traffic Scotland tweeted: “The A19 southbound between the junctions with the A1086 and the A181 Road closure: Lane two is closed Reason: road traffic accident “

They tweeted: “Heavy snow showers continue to sweep through the network We have spreaders on the route that treat and plow if necessary If your trip is essential, please go to #drivesafe


The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice which can affect driving conditions and cause power outages

Beast from the East 2 fears were heightened on Saturday with a new weather warning for snow and ice in Scotland

Shocking images of Dumfries and the Galloway police show a driver they stopped with the windows almost completely frozen

The troop tweeted: “Road traffic officials stopped a red Citroen Nemo with the & windshield completely frozen

“The driver’s view was very poor and he could have been involved in an RTC. The driver was burdened accordingly

A Met Office statement on Saturday’s warning said: “A rainy area pushing east is expected to turn snow in places when it comes to colder air in Scotland and parts of north and east England meets

“First of all, the main danger is that rain will fall on frozen surfaces and lead to ice, especially on higher stretches

Traffic Scotland

World News – GB – Heavy snowfall causes traffic chaos as the truck crashes on the A9 and the car accident closes the M90

Source: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/heavy-snow-causes-traffic-chaos-23316131