Fresh snowfall

16th January 2024

Fresh snow fell at all levels through the day today, showers  were light at first becoming heavier in the afternoon. Snow was drifting at higher levels on the strong mainly South-Westerly winds. Snow cover is improving although ice is still a hazard in many areas. Further snow with Westerly winds tomorrow, bringing a windslab hazard as detailed in the report. Continuing cold with further snow till the weekend.


Drifting snow at the top of Meall a Bhuiridh. Drifting is hard to see in the photos but is drifting from right to left across the picture on strong South-Westerly winds. 


Cornices beginning to develop on a sheltered feature known as the haggis trap at about 850 metres at Glencoe ski centre


Snow cover improving at Glencoe ski centre. This was taken at about 1230 before the heaviest snow arrived.


Heavy snow showers to low levels during the afternoon.


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