News Roads affected as residents wake up to wintry scenes in the Highlands By Lauren Taylor May 6 2021, 9.58am Share Roads affected as residents wake up to wintry scenes in the Highlands Share via Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Messenger Linkedin Email Post link https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands-islands/3115471/roads-affected-as-residents-wake-up-to-wintry-scenes-in-the-highlands/ Copy Link Snow on the A9 today Thursday May 6. Picture by Sandy McCook. Residents across the Highlands have woken up to wintry scenes while the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow. The weather warning was issued at 3.45am and is in place until 11am covering much of central parts of the Cairngorms and parts of Aberdeenshire, Moray and the Highlands. Snow on the A9 today Thursday May 6. Picture by Sandy McCook. Roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times expected. The A939 near Tomintoul road is currently closed due to a tanker being stuck in the snow. Police are on the scene and a local diversion is in place. There has been heavy snow on the A9 Inverness to Dunblane road at Slochd. Snow on the A9 today Thursday May 6. Picture by Sandy McCook. Social media users have expressed their surprise by posting pictures and videos of the heavy snow in their area. Crikey. Loch Morlich looking like mid-February this morning. pic.twitter.com/RuHuIRVE43 — Iain Cameron (@theiaincameron) May 6, 2021 This was my sister's view this morning just outside Inverness. No electricity either! pic.twitter.com/75yq6vgYHL — Carol Ross (@chob66) May 6, 2021 Snow ❄🌨☃️ in the Strathspey and Badenoch area of the Highlands. Rural living pic.twitter.com/yYXce4ZUa1 — Julie Wilson (@LadyJulieWilson) May 6, 2021 The snow comes as voters head to polling stations for an election like no other.