Roads close as snow moves into Courier Country

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A snow plough clears the A93 at the Spital of Glenshee.

A number of Courier Country roads have closed as heavy snowfall affects much of Scotland.

Wintry weather hit the country on Wednesday morning, with the northbound lane of the A82 between Bridge of Orchy and Tyndrum in Highland Perthshire forced to close “indefinitely” due to the conditions.

The A9 Perth to Inverness road around Blair Atholl is also said to be badly affected by the freezing conditions.

Snow has also closed both the A93 Braemar to Perth road around the Glenshee Ski Centre and the Cairn O’Mount between Fettercairn and Strachan.

A brief but heavy spell of wintry weather moved into Dundee in the morning and lasted until the afternoon.

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South Road, Dundee, during Wednesday’s snowfall.

A yellow warning of snow was in place for Tayside and Fife until 3pm on Wednesday, with another for the white stuff and ice effective from midnight until 11.55pm on Thursday.

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The western parts of the region are expected to be worst affected, with parts of the Highlands and West Coast expected to be hit by “blizzard conditions” and up to 8in of snow on Thursday.

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