Storm Bella

26th December 2020

Covid -19

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Rain to summit levels overnight have thawed the snow below 800m. As the day progressed precipitation increased with a rapid build up of windslab above 900 metres onto North East aspects. Summit winds in excess of 100mph in gusts. A nasty day as the Storm started to hit.

Northern Cairngorms from Loch Morlich

Depleted snow cover and looking into Coire an Lochain

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