Showers will turn increasingly wintry overnight on Sunday and continue on Monday.
The Met Office has placed a yellow warning for snow and ice in regions Central, Tayside and Fife, Grampian, Highlands and Eilean Siar and Strathclyde.
The forecaster said “falling snow will reach low levels away from the western coastal fringes by dawn”, adding accumulations of one to three cm are possible below 150m.
In areas located higher, as much as 15cm is possible as well as “strong winds and temporary blizzard conditions”.
The cold weather will move eastwards across northern England, southern and central Scotland on Sunday night.