Scotland records 'coldest April night' in eight years

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image captionMany parts of Scotland saw snow over the weekend, including Braemore in the HIghlands

Scotland has recorded its coldest April night in eight years with temperatures dropping to almost -10C, the Met Office has confirmed.

The temperature at Tulloch Bridge in the Highlands fell to -9.4C overnight.

Many parts of Scotland has snow at the weekend, including the Highlands and Aberdeenshire, with low temperatures across much of the country.

Forecasters have predicted dry and settled weather over the next few days, but it will remain cold.

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There will be another "widespread frost" overnight on Monday, BBC Scotland Weather said.

Wintry weather also affected northern England over the weekend, with heavy snow causing disruption over parts of Teesside and North Yorkshire.

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image captionA bright but chilly scene at Auchleven in Aberdeenshire
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image captionSnow-capped mountains, including Ben Nevis, in a BBC Weather Watchers' image from Fort William
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image captionFrost patterns on a leaf in Alloa
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image captionWith clear skies overnight there was the chance for stargazing and aurora spotting from some places, including Pollachar in South Uist
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image captionA flurry of snow in Nairn on Sunday

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