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By Giancarlo Rinaldi and Nichola Rutherford

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  1. Motorists in Scottish Borders urged to 'only drive if necessary'

    A joint police and council statement in the Scottish Borders has said there are a "number of issues" on various routes in the region.

    “We’re working to clear these as soon as possible, however we would appeal to people to only drive if necessary," it said.

    Snowy scene

    "Further snow showers are forecast this evening, as well as low temperatures, with a risk of ice. The council’s focus is on ensuring that the primary network is kept open.

    “Anyone who does get stuck in snow, or in a queue of traffic on a route affected by snow, is asked to remain in their vehicle.”

  2. Schools update for South Lanarkshire

    All schools and nurseries in South Lanarkshire are expected to be open tomorrow, despite the amber weather warning.

    However, the council said it would continue to assess the situation and give an update on Wednesday morning.

    Further updates will be posted to its Twitter @SouthLanCouncil and Facebook pages.

  3. Images from Scotland's snow-covered roads

    BBC Scotland correspondents around the country have been monitoring the impact of the wintry weather on the nation's road network.

    Here's a selection of the images they have collected.

    A74(M) near Lockerbie
    Image caption: There were difficult driving conditions on the A74(M) near Lockerbie
    Road near Hawick
    Image caption: There was heavy snowfall on roads in the Scottish Borders
    Car accident in Inverness
    Image caption: Look carefully and you will see that a car has mounted this roundabout in Inverness
    Road signs near Carrbridge
    Image caption: Heavy snowfall in the Cairngorms earlier today
  4. Your photographs of snow-covered Scotland

    Dog in the snow
    Image caption: BBC Weather Watcher Jaw Watcher sent this picture from Clydebank

    It's not all travel delays, road accidents and school closures today, a lot of people have been lucky enough to get out and about taking pictures in the snow.

    Here's a selection of the best of the photographs which have been shared with BBC Scotland.

    Send us your pictures by emailing scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or Tweet @BBCScotlandnews.

  5. Stornoway buses cancelled due to snow forecast

    Bus services to and from Stornoway are cancelled after 19:00 tonight, due to the risk posed by ice, snow and freezing temperatures.

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar says earlier bus services are expected to operate but may be subject to disruption or cancellation at short notice.

    It has advised the public to travel only if necessary.

  6. Transport minister: Prepare for difficult driving conditions

    Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has urged people to allow extra time for their journeys as the weather deteriorates in parts of Scotland this evening.

    After the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for snow, he joined Deputy First Minister John Swinney in chairing a meeting of the Scottish government resilience operation.

    Mr Yousaf warned that snowfall in parts of south west and central Scotland was likely to lead to further transport disruption.

    Humza Yousaf

    Winter maintenance fleets were working around the clock, he added.

    And he urged people to plan their journeys in advance and to check the most up-to-date information on the Traffic Scotland website or its Twitter page.

    He said: "There may also be an impact on other modes of transport, so if you're planning to travel by rail, ferry or plane, you should check ahead with the operator to find out if the weather conditions have affected your service."

    The amber weather warning is in place from 15:00 today until 08:00 tomorrow.

  7. "Snow day" for about 8,900 children in Highlands

    Steven McKenzie

    BBC Scotland Highlands and Islands reporter

    About 8,900 school pupils in the Highlands have missed classes or been sent home early due to snow and ice.

    Daviot Primary School
    Image caption: One of more than 50 primary schools closed in the Highlands today

    Dozens of nurseries, primary and secondary schools across the region did not open because of the weather. Other sites closed early.

    The situation affected 13 secondary schools, 53 primaries, two special schools and 26 nurseries.