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Highland roads being affected by overnight snow.

By Alan Shields

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Snow is affecting routes across the Highlands.
Snow is affecting routes across the Highlands.

Highland Council has warned motorists of delays as snow returns to the north.

The local authority has released a list of affected routes.

A Met Office yellow warning for snow expires at 9am this morning (April 7).

And daily information on school closures is provided at www.highland.gov.uk/schoolclosures.

Lochaber (posted 08.33)

Winter treatment on Carnoch to Lochaline only this morning. All other routes wet with positive road surface temperatures. No overnight issues.

Badenoch and Strathspey (posted 07.59)

North end of the area has heavy snow on higher routes. Being treated as necessary, none south at south end of area.

Nairn (posted 07.56)

1" to 2" snow on higher roads, being treated as necessary. B9090 has a blown down tree which is being attended to, otherwise no known issues.

Sutherland (posted 07.49)

Roads mainly wet, up to 50mm snow cover on higher routes. All primary routes being checked and treated as necessary. No known issues.

Caithness (posted 07.48)

Dry damp roads. No action and no overnight issues.

Skye and Raasay (posted 07.16)

Some sleet showers this morning, road temperatures milder than forecast. Primary routes treated and gritters stood down. No overnight issues to report.

Ross and Cromarty (posted 062.0)

Very wet on lower roads with up to 2" of wet snow on higher roads. All routes being checked and treated accordingly.

Inverness (posted 05.48)

Low roads wet. 1"-2" wet snow cover on high roads. Gritters heading out on rural routes.

For information on UK Met Office warnings and advice visit: www.metoffice.gov.uk.

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