The harsh conditions of the Beast from the East have been blamed for a decline in the population of woodland birds in Scotland.
Beast from the East
Aberdeen City Council warns it is only prepared for ‘mild’ winter as forecasters predict coldest one for decades
Aberdeen City Council has been warned that its winter roads budget will only be able to cope with a mild season - while forecasters have predicted the coldest in more than 30 years.
Scotland’s farmers lost up to £161 million last year due to the extreme weather, according to a report.
A big freeze is on the way for the north and north-east of Scotland as temperatures plummet this week.
From tigers roaming Aberdeenshire to black pudding saving lives, take a look at some of our favourite stories from 2018
With 2018 now firmly in the rear-view mirror, it's time to take a look back at our favourite stories of the year.
Conservation experts have called for greater support for Scotland’s farmers in the face of the challenges presented by climate change.
A record number of lambs were lost during the 2018 lambing season, according to the National Fallen Stock Company (NFSCo).
Gardeners beware – it looks as if the long, cold winter followed by the recent warm spell has prompted a dandelion explosion.
Communication vital in responding to repeat of severe winter weather, says Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure boss
Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure boss has said communication is the most vital tool in coping with another severe winter.
Wobbly newborn lambs gambolling in the fields are one of the traditional signs of spring.
The Beast from the East blew a £4million hole in Flybe’s balance sheet after the regional airline was forced to cancel hundreds of flights.
The return of snow to the north and north-east could put a chill on Easter for families looking to make the most of the long weekend.
Spring has finally arrived following the Beast from the East, with parts of the north-east warmer than some holiday hotspots yesterday.
Communities across the UK have been warned to brace themselves for a “mini” Beast from the East this weekend.
Fresh warnings for snow and ice across the north and north-east of Scotland have been issued by the Met Office.
The Beast from the East didn’t just deliver flurries of snow across Scotland - it also left the country’s police centres inundated with a blizzard of inappropriate calls.
A fallen tree has demolished a bridge at a North-east beauty spot.
Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has praised the community spirit shown across the region as the ‘Beast From the East’ weather front hit Scotland.
The Beast from the East isn't quite done yet as numerous schools are still closed across the north of Scotland.
Scotland may have seen the worst of the Beast from the East but the wild weather could leave a trail of potholes on roads.
Snow, ice, freezing temperatures, closed schools, trapped cars, empty shelves - The Beast from the East gave it all.
Trapped cars, broken-down trains, and closed schools cause 24 hours of chaos across the Highlands as the region remained in the grip of the Beast from the East.
Police have warned of a “high risk of disruption” at Scotland’s ski slopes this weekend, warning snowsports fans that a yellow “be aware” weather warning was still in place.
Work has ceased on the £750million Aberdeen bypass as the Beast from the East continues to wreak havoc.
A determined Aberdeenshire office worker refused to be beaten by the weather- borrowing her dad’s tractor to drive to work when the snow stopped her car in its tracks.
A pair of Aberdeenshire brothers ensured a stranded postie was able to complete his rounds after his delivery van became stuck in snow.
Shop shelves across the north-east were left barren yesterday and fuel ran out at petrol stations as freezing cold conditions prevented deliveries across Scotland.
Can you help out your neighbours? John Swinney calls for strong community spirit in wake of recent snow storms
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has asked the nation to consider how they can help their community as the Beast from the East continues to bite.
Weather warnings have forced the Scottish Conservatives to cancel their first conference in Aberdeen for more than two decades.
The Beast from the East yesterday caused problems for a former leader of the country.
Damage to vehicles across the UK from the Beast from the East has cost insurers more than £10million and counting, with farmers also expected to be due significant compensation.
The arrival of the Beast from the East has led to the cancellation of a number of business events across Grampian as guest speakers and entertainers remain stranded in other parts of the UK.