HEAVY snow in northern Scotland left drivers in need of rescue as vehicles become stranded overnight and roads were buried.
The Met Office has extended warnings for snow and ice from midday on Saturday to midnight on Monday.
Yesterday, around 20 vehicles were stranded in snow at Loch Droma, north-west of Inverness on the A835 between Ullapool and Garve, and emergency services have been assisting a rescue operation, Highland Council said.
Road management organisation Bear Scotland said the vehicles became stranded in two-metre snow drifts.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said it attended the Aultguish Inn near to Loch Droma, at about 5.15am yesterday to assist stranded drivers and passengers. Crews remained at the scene after the incident.
Network Rail said services have been disrupted on the Highland Mainline despite plough trains being used to clear snow.
Elsewhere, Bear Scotland said the A85 is closed west of Methven in Perth and Kinross due to…
— to www.thenational.scot