GLASGOW is braced for more wintry conditions with a snow and ice warning issued for the city and its surrounding areas this weekend.

After heavy snow showers and rain, temperatures are set to drop to freezing on Sunday, causing widespread ice to form on roads, forecasters said.

The Met Office has now issued a yellow “be prepared” warnings of snow and ice for the west of of Scotland.

The warning will take effect just after midnight on Sunday until 11 am that morning, covering Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

The weather service said: “Following a spell of rain and hill snow, temperatures will fall quickly allowing widespread ice to form on untreated pavements, cycle paths, and roads.

“Heavy sleet, hail, and snow showers will follow.

“There is a chance of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

“Bus and train services may be delayed or cancelled, with some road closures and longer journey times possible.

“The warning has been updated to extend it further south and east, whilst delaying the start time to midnight.