Highlands of Scotland battered by thunderstorms and flooding

Highland storms and flooding
Floods, transport chaos and power cuts

It’s been going on for days now and shows no immediate sign of abating: Loch Ness, The Great Glen Way and the wider Highlands are being decimated by terrifying thunderstorms and floods with wide spread power loss, train and bus cancellations and chaos.

nessie on the Net Weather Station
A Loch Ness Research Weather Station

Fortunately, academics at at The Loch Ness Research and Investigation Project have been closely monitoring the situation.

They use a myriad of specialist data collection methods based around cutting edge weather instrumentation and you can monitor real time data from one of their centres here.