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Badenoch and Strathspey's white Christmas


By Tom Ramage

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As predicted the strath saw snowfalls on Christmas Eve and although no new showers fell on the big day itself, Friday was cold enough to freeze the blanket into the early hours of Saturday.

A white Christmas tree overlooking Kingussie's frozen Ruthven Barracks (David Macleod)
A white Christmas tree overlooking Kingussie's frozen Ruthven Barracks (David Macleod)

Rains on Boxing Day morning removed all the low-lying snows, leaving only the surrounding hills white.

But this morning, with the temperatures falling once more, further snow showers hit the hills and made it down to ground level by daylight.

More snow is understood to be on the way, say forecasters.


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