Sunday, 11 January 2015

Scotstorm Impact

The 'Scotstorm' of the past 48 hours has left its mark. Winds rattled the Western Isles at speeds between 79 - 106 mph, peaking at one gust of 113 mph. There is an irony in the 'EasyJet' markings of the aircraft coming into land;

a fearful presence of a high water mark impacting upon a passing vehicle; and something sinister about the surging force of waves off the west coast of Islay captured by James Deane.

For a 45-second video of the western shores of Mainland Orkney go to the BBC website. Share the experience ... in comfort and safety.

Scottish Islands Explorer - contends with material, not meteorological, pressures

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