There is major disruption to railway services between Dundee and Glasgow following a fire on the line overnight.
Two roads forced to close due to snow during Storm Deirdre have reopened.
Tayside and Fife predicted to endure weeks of freezing temperatures and snow as ‘beast from the east’ arrives
A blast of cold weather from Russia is expected to bring a big freeze which will endure across Tayside and Fife for weeks.
Calls to the emergency services were affected after phone lines went down in Perthshire on Tuesday morning.
A prolonged cold snap put health and council services to the test this week as plummeting temperatures and black ice led to treacherous conditions on roads and pavements.
The Tayside producers of an unusual snack made for the Chinese market have not ruled out it hitting the shelves of UK shops.
One biker has died and another has been injured in separate crashes in Perthshire.
Crashes have taken place across Courier Country roads as the region is hit by the Beast from the East.
Forecasters say Tayside and Fife will be battered by "heavy and persistent" rain this weekend.
Save for the odd snowy spell and a prolonged icy period, Tayside and Fife has dodged much of the recent winter weather; but the region hasn't been so lucky in the past. Throughout the years Courier Country has endured several brutal winters. We decided to have a look back at some of the most famous ones.