Kylerhea landslip
West Highland Free Press

The Kylerhea landslip covered more than 100m of road

A controlled route has been opened up to a village cut off by a landslip in Tuesday’s storm.

Kylerhea, on Skye, was left isolated after mud covered more than 100m (328ft) of road.

Engineers managed to clear a route to allow residents through but said access would be limited to three hours on Tuesday and from 07:00 on Wednesday.

It followed widespread disruption across the country, brought on by heavy rain and high winds on Tuesday.

Firefighters rescued a baby, its mother and a pensioner from cars stranded in floodwater in Dumfries and Galloway.

The West Highland Free Press reported that a second island road on Raasay, the “bottom” road near the Raasay Outdoor Centre, was also closed after 30m (98ft) of parapet wall collapsed.

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Route cleared to Skye village cut off by landslip
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