The first north-east snow fall of the year descended on Aberdeen in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
A severe weather warning of snow for the north on Sunday has raised hopes of an early start to the winter sports season.
A severe weather warning has been issued by forecasters for snow across the north of Scotland at the weekend.
It's now odds-on to be a White Christmas in at least one city in the UK this year.
The odds of 2014 seeing a White Christmas have been slashed by a leading bookmaker.
A Highland mountain resort is aiming to finish building its new dry ski slope in time for winter.
Ski resorts in the north are hoping for an early start to the winter sports season after snow fell on some peaks yesterday.
Walkers and climbers are being urged to follow important snow and avalanche safety advice to reduce the risks they face in north mountains this winter.
POLICE stopped 205 potentially hazardous cars across City and Shire as part of a winter road safety operation.
The arrival of the first snow of the season was greeted with excitement at a Highland wintersports resort at the weekend.
The first snow of the season fell on the Cairngorms today.
Almost 300 snow patches remain in Highland mountains despite the warm weather the region has enjoyed this summer.
While the focus this week has been on the torrents of floodwater sweeping the Highlands, up in the mountains, a few patches of snow are still managing to survive.
Glencoe Mountain Resort has called off plans for its first August "hike and ski" event tomorrow due to bad weather.
It may be mid summer, but visitors to Glencoe Mountain Resort in Lochaber have been making the most of the unseasonable snow that remains on the mountains this year. Watch this video of “mid July poly bag sledging” at Glencoe. As the resort says, not the best of run outs, but looks fun…