As-it-happened: Scotland's first winter snow

Key points

  • The first significant snow this winter has hit Scotland with many parts of the west, the central belt, Dumfries and Galloway and the Highlands affected.
  • The bad weather comes following a November which was one of the mildest on record for Scotland.
  • For travel reports throughout the day tune into BBC Radio Scotland on 92-95 FM and 810 MW.
  • A pregnant woman escaped from her burning car after a three-vehicle collision on the snow-covered A9 at Dunkeld.
  • Transport minister Keith Brown said all of Scotland's trunk roads were open as normal after being gritted at least twice overnight.
  • A yellow alert has now been issued by the Met Office for Scotland, that is down from the amber alert which was in place overnight.
  • A handful of schools in the Highlands and in Lanarkshire were closed because of the weather.
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