January 02, 2012

Roads warning follows heavy snow in parts of Scotland

A band of sleet and snow is affecting a number of roads, particularly in the central Highlands.Traffic Scotland has warned that snow is falling on the A9 at Drumochter.
Further south, heavy snow has been falling in parts of central Scotland. The A9 between Dunblane and Greenloaning is badly affected.
Police said the road has been ploughed, but conditions were described as "difficult". Motorists were urged to take care.
At 11:00, all major routes were passable.
An early casualty of the weather was the scheduled football match between Ross County and Partick Thistle, which was postponed because of snow.
The game between Inverness and St Johnstone has also been called off.

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