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disruption warning as storm caroline approaches

image copyrightearth.nullschool.netimage caption an illustration of expected high winds on thursday warnings of disruption to road, rail and ferry transport in scotland have been issued as storm caroline strikes and wintry weather is due in its wake.the met office has amber "be prepared" and yellow "be aware" warnings in place for thursday's storm for scotland.yellow warnings have been issued for snow, ice and wind on friday and saturday for large parts of the uk.scotland's transport minister, humza yousaf, said the country faced "challenging conditions". all schools on lewis, harris and uist in the western isles will be closed to pupils on thursday as a precaution.speed restrictionsscotrail alliance said that because of the met office forecast for winds gusting to up to 90mph in some areas, it had suspended the following services:aberdeen to invernessinverness to wickinverness to kyle of lochalshglasgow queen street to oban/fort william/mallaigspeed restrictions will also be in place for services between perth and aberdeen and perth and inverness as winds of up to 60 mph are expected in areas those routes pass through.scotrail alliance said this would mean trains would be slower and services would be disrupted.'challenging conditions'ferry operators caledonian macbrayne and northlink ferries warned of cancellations and disruption to routes on scotland's west and north coasts.due to concerns about large waves during the storm, all personnel have been taken ...