Storm Diana: Major disruptions on Scotland's roads amid high winds

As high winds and rain blast the country many of Scotland's major roads are experiencing lengthy delays.

Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 4:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th November 2018, 8:35 am

Yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and high winds have been issued for much of Scotland.


Areas affected by the wind warnings are Central, Grampian, Tayside & Fife, Highlands & Eilean Siar, Orkney & Shetland, South-West Scotland, Lothian Borders and Strathclyde.

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For those making the journey home this evening, Traffic Scotland have reported disruptions in a number of regions and on specific road:



- North Lanarkshire: Drivers in North Lanarkshire are advised to use caution due to surface water affecting driving conditions.

- A9/A95 North Aviemore - Lywillg: The A9 near Aviemore is currently restricted in both directions due to a broken down vehicle.


- A78 Skelmorlie - A760 Largs: A78 Skelmorlie the road is closed due to weather conditions.

- A720 Gilmerton Jct - Sheriffhall Rbt: Westbound road users are advised to expect longer than normal journey times due to increased traffic volume.

- Edinburgh: Drivers in Edinburgh are advised to use caution due to surface water affecting driving conditions.

- West Lothian: Drivers in West Lothian are advised to use caution due to surface water affecting driving conditions.

- Forth Road Bridge: Traffic slow on the A90 Forth Road Bridge due to high winds currently affecting driving conditions.

- Glasgow: Drivers in Glasgow are advised to use caution due to surface water affecting driving conditions.

- M898 Erskine Bridge approach M8 J30 - M898 J: Use caution crossing the A898 Erskine Bridge due to high winds currently affecting driving conditions.

- A9 Dornoch Bridge: Traffic slow on the A9 Dornoch Bridge due to high winds

For the latest traffic conditions visit Traffic Scotland.