The Met office has issued a fresh sever weather warning for ice for Aberdeenshire area.
The yellow warning will come into effect tonight at 5 pm and will stay active until 11 am Saturday morning.
The Met Office say that temperatures will fall sharply after dark on Friday evening allowing icy patches to form on untreated surfaces, including footpaths and cycleways.
The yellow weather warning indicates that the public should “be aware” of severe or hazardous weather which, “has the potential to cause danger to life or widespread disruption”.
The warning also serves to warn emergency responders to be prepare for dangerous weather.