Road and rail chaos as winter storms in

Published: 06/12/2013

HUNDREDS of train travellers were left stranded, motorists were warned to stay at home and houses crumbled yesterday as a wintry blast hit the north-east.

Roads across the region were closed – causing massive tailbacks and diversions for motorists – and part of the centre of Aberdeen was flooded as the region was battered by gales, rain, sleet and snow.

Aberdeenshire Council dealt with 15 incidents of fallen trees between 5.30am and 7.30am and numerous others throughout the day.

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