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Black ice warning on Caithness roads

By David G Scott

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Highland Council warn of black ice on Caithness roads this morning.

Posted at 8.24am it reads: "Black ice, white frosts and sparkling roads on all of Caithness roads this morning, also sleet showers falling onto cold surfaces making driving difficult."

In Sutherland all routes are treated and road surface temperatures are very low causing rain to turn to black ice on a lot of routes. Treatment is ongoing.

In Ross and Cromarty East: "All routes being treated this morning, icy patches with odd sparkle on main routes, secondary and higher routes and sheltered areas affected with black ice. Treatment ongoing. No overnight issues reported."

The UK Met Office does not currently have any active weather warnings for the Highland area. Find out more about warnings and advice here www.metoffice.gov.uk/

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