A new warning of continuing ice and snow showers has been issued this morning (Wednesday 26 February) by the Met Office.

The warning is the third overnight snow and ice warning in a row to affect the Western Isles. It covers the period from 10pm tonight until 10am tomorrow and warns of the risk of icy patches on roads and slips and falls on pavements.

Road conditions early today caused some difficulties for motorists, including at Carloway where a car left the road at 7.50am in a single vehicle incident.

Police and ambulance crews attended and one passenger was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

The Met Office says that wintry showers are expected to continue overnight, especially over Western Scotland, with icy stretches on untreated surfaces. Showers will fall as a mixture of hail, sleet and snow with 1-3cm accumulations over 100 metres.