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Snow continues to cause problems in north east of Scotland

Car on roof on B979
Image caption The conditions continued to cause problems for motorists in Aberdeenshire

Snow and ice have continued to cause travel problems throughout the north east of Scotland for a second day.

Many roads are described as hazardous, including the A90 north and south of Aberdeen, and traffic in the city itself has been busy

Image caption Snow fell over much of eastern Scotland, including Melrose in the Borders

There have been a number of minor accidents, but no serious injuries. They included a car landing on its roof on the B979 near the Tyrebagger.

Transport to at least 15 Aberdeenshire schools has been affected.

And Aberdeen International Airport has already seen some cancellations affecting flights.

There were also problems being experienced on routes in the Scottish Borders.

Snow was reported to be affecting the likes of the A1, A68 and A701 in the region.

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