Wet and windy

26th December 2020

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A soaked to the skin day with gale force winds and heavy showers. Rain and sleet at 900 metres, with quite a depletion in the wet snow pack at lower levels. 

Looking up towards Spidean Coire nan Clach.

The depleted wet snow pack. This view from Coire an Laoigh towards Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe. The freezing level is lowering to around 350m. later tonight with heavy snow showers forecast.


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