Scotland might be in the grip of the wintry “Beast from the East”, but BBC Scotland News website readers have been making some wonderful finds in the snow and ice.
image captionSophie Dear is among readers to find these star-shaped snowflakes in Aberdeenshire. Sophie photographed the flakes caught in her dog’s fur
image captionThe flakes are believed to be fernlike stellar dendrite snowflakes. This one was pictured by Joanna Taylor
image captionWendy Deegan came across the snowflakes near Whiterashes in Aberdeenshire
image captionRob Elliott encountered this “icicle tree” near Strathaven in South Lanarkshire. He said: “Apparently it was caused by water splashing up from the road.”
image captionGordy Macdonald spotted these foxes out in the snow in Glasgow’s West End
image captionRachel Strawbridge’s image was taken overlooking Aithsetter in Shetland. She said: “The low sun shining through the heavy snow clouds gave a warm, yellow light.”
image captionBeast from the East? No, just Dawn Darnton’s Westie Maisy finding the snow hard going in Falkirk.
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