Snow and ice warning to drivers as temperatures plunge
Wintry showers are expected across central and western parts of the country on Thursday.
Snow and ice is likely to cause disruption for travellers as temperatures fall, the Met Office has warned.
Heavy wintry showers are expected across central and western parts of the country on Thursday, as well as in the Borders.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning and urged drivers to take care.
A forecaster said: "Heavy wintry showers and falling temperatures will lead to some icy surfaces and some lying snow on Thursday.
"Ice will become more isolated during the daytime on Thursday before reforming on Thursday evening, particularly further inland.
"Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services as well as some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.
"With strong winds drifting snow is also possible with temporary blizzard conditions possible in showers."