Motorists are facing travel disruption with heavy snow falling across many parts of Scotland.
Several vehicles have been stuck on the M8 eastbound off-slip at J16 Craighall in Glasgow.
Traffic Scotland reported that heavy snow overnight was also affecting many routes including the M77 and M74.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow and ice for much of Scotland until 12pm.
⚠️ Blustery wintry showers will bring a risk of ice in places on #FridayMorning
☔ Some more persistent rain and sleet arrives in the southwest later
📉 Feeling cold in the wind even where the sun comes out pic.twitter.com/bmikjNFwCT
— Met Office (@metoffice) January 6, 2022
The Met Office warning covers Central Scotland, Tayside and Fife, south-west Scotland, Lothian and Borders, Strathclyde, Grampian and the Highlands.
It warns of a risk of icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, and says that snow showers are likely.
The warning states: “Winds will be gusty around heavier showers and there is also a risk of lightning strikes from isolated thunderstorms in some coastal districts.”
Police in East Dunbartonshire tweeted that a number of vehicles had been abandoned throughout the area due to the weather.
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