Travel warning as spring snow falls in north and east Scotland
Police have issued a series of travel warnings after spring snow fell across parts of Scotland.
Snowfall has been reported in mainly eastern parts of the country, including Aberdeenshire and the Borders.
Traffic Scotland said the snow-gate on the A93 at the Spittal of Glenshee was temporarily closed.
Police in the north-east have warned of hazardous driving conditions and motorists have been asked to take care around Edinburgh.
The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" warning for snow for the south, east and north-east of Scotland.
Forecasters expected accumulations of 5-10cm (2-4in) above 100m (330ft), with 15cm (6in) or more possible above 200m (656ft).
A mix of rain and snow was expected at lower levels and near coasts.
The chief forecaster said: "A depression which has crossed northern parts of northern England early Friday is bringing a slow-moving band of rain, sleet and snow into the area.
"This has stalled across eastern Scotland for a time early on Friday and will go on to push away east or south-eastwards through the course of Friday."
Amey, which maintains some trunk roads in Scotland, said it had gritters and snow ploughs out in the east and south-east of the country.
Stagecoach said some services are running late due to "heavy snowfall" in the east of Scotland.