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In pictures: Heavy snow hits Scotland as temperatures dip

Children in Glasgow enjoy the snow after temperatures dipped overnight <i>(Image: Newsquest/Gordon Terris)</i>
Children in Glasgow enjoy the snow after temperatures dipped overnight (Image: Newsquest/Gordon Terris)

HEAVY snow has hit parts of Scotland overnight as temperatures dropped as low as minus 8C.

The Met Office has put yellow weather warnings for snow and ice for many parts of the country, with the snowfall already causing travel disruption.

However, many Scots have also taken the opportunity to enjoy the picturesque weather.

The National: Two children enjoy a spot of sledging in Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow
The National: Two children enjoy a spot of sledging in Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow

Two children enjoy a spot of sledging in Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow (Image: Newsquest/Gordon Terris)

The National: A Glasgow street blanketed in snow on Saturday morning
The National: A Glasgow street blanketed in snow on Saturday morning

A Glasgow street blanketed in snow on Saturday morning (Image: Lucinda Cameron)

Glasgow Airport was forced to suspend all flights due to the snowfall, saying it had been "heavier than forecast" and urging passengers to check with their airline for updates.

ScotRail has also reported some disruption to trains in the west of the country as snow impacts signalling systems.

The National: Enough snow fell in Glasgow for the building of snowmen in Kelvingrove Park
The National: Enough snow fell in Glasgow for the building of snowmen in Kelvingrove Park

Enough snow fell in Glasgow for the building of snowmen in Kelvingrove Park (Image: Gordon Terris)

The National: The snow will pose challenges for some businesses as the festive shopping period gets into full swing
The National: The snow will pose challenges for some businesses as the festive shopping period gets into full swing

The snow will pose challenges for some businesses as the festive shopping period gets into full swing (Image: Newsquest)

The National: A jogger braves the snow as cold weather hits Glasgow
The National: A jogger braves the snow as cold weather hits Glasgow

A jogger braves the snow as cold weather hits Glasgow (Image: Newsquest/Gordon Terris)

The National: Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow looking picturesque in the snow
The National: Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow looking picturesque in the snow

Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow looking picturesque in the snow (Image: Gordon Terris)

Temperatures are expected to continue falling over the weekend with the Met Office warning that more snowfall is to be expected.