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A yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place for most of mainland Scotland throughout Wednesday and Thursday.

Police Scotland is warning of a high risk of disruption, and the current COVID restrictions mean that people should not be making journeys unless they are for an essential purpose.

Potential impacts of the amber warning include long delays and cancellations on bus and rail travel. Roads may be affected by deep snow, particularly over higher routes, and some rural communities might be cut off. Interruptions to power supplies and telephone networks could also occur.

If you do have to make an essential journey, then you should plan your route in advance, drive to the conditions and follow Police Scotland travel advice. There may be disruption on other modes of transport, so you should check with your operators before setting off. See links to the Weather and traffic planning pages and our Winter planning pages. Planning only absolutely necessary trips and considering whether you have to go out at all will help to take pressure off our health service.