Commuters across the north of Scotland are still experiencing problems, with difficult weather conditions affecting journeys on road, rail and sea.
The Dornoch Bridge on the A9 has been open and closed to high sided vehicles throughout the day due to the conditions – the bridge is currently open but drivers are urged to check before they travel.
The A83 Rest and Be Thankful is closed due to the high winds, while the Skye Bridge is closed to high sided vehicles.
The Met Office have issued yellow warnings across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and the Highlands due to wind and they are encouraging all commuters to drive carefully.
Northlink Ferries to and from Shetland are also suffering from the conditions with disruption not expected to clear until shortly after 7pm.
ScotRail have warned that drivers are needing to take special care due to the high winds, and are encouraging people to check their train journeys before travelling.
The usual business around Aberdeen is already mounting with Union Street particularly busy, with the usual delays expected on Holburn Street, Haudagain and the Beach Boulevard, while Riverside Drive remains shut as it undergoes emergency repair work.
In Aberdeenshire Shore Street in Macduff is closed due to a weekend fire at the old Highland Haven hotel.