Snow fell across parts of the country and temperatures struggled to get much above freezing as a band of wintry weather hit the UK on Tuesday.
A band of wintry weather has brought hill snow and a risk of ice to large parts of the country.
High winds and torrential downpours have been forecast across Scotland this week as the country braces itself for Storm Diana.
The north of Scotland is bracing itself for a spell of wintry weather with forecasters warning of thundersnow and travel disruption.
The north and north-east is braced for more wintry scenes as the Met Office extends the weather warnings for the north.
Motorists were yesterday warned to take care on roads because gritting treatments were expected to be “less effective” due to plunging temperatures overnight.