Overnight snow

14th March 2023

Overnight snow, falling to sea level, was followed by an almost dry day with a good bit of sun. It remained cold with snow melting only where it receives sunshine. Although the mountains are looking great, windslab and wet snow hazards are present. See https://www.sais.gov.uk/torridon/ for details.

Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe (left) and Creag Dhubh (right), Beinn Eighe.



A small cornice at the top of the photo formed in Northerly winds and a wind lip, centre, formed in Easterly winds. There was also the start of cornice formation caused by Westerly winds in other places.

Looking down to Loch Clair from Beinn Eighe.

Liathach this morning and again 4 hours later. Although it remained cold, snow in the sun was melting.

The car park was covered in snow this morning but this had all melted by 13:00 except for where it had some shade.

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