Sunshine and snow showers…………

26th March 2021

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The freezing level lowered to 500 metres with intermittent snow showers. It became dryer and brighter with sunny intervals during the afternoon. The wind was South-Westerly moderate to fresh, strong over the summits. Variable amounts of new snow with deepest accumulations in sheltered locations mainly on North to East aspects above 900m. The old snow pack is moist and generally stable.

Wind blown snow in exposed locations. Meall a Bhuiridh.

Variable accumulations of new snow. Meall a Bhuiridh.

Localised slab formation.

Snow showers through the day with reduced visibility.

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