Storms cause travel chaos and bring down power lines

By Laura Paterson

Published: 28/12/2013

Gale-force winds and heavy rain caused more misery for travellers in the north yesterday as train and ferry services were cancelled and more than 1,000 homes were left without power.

A landslip on the railway line between Inverness and Dingwall disrupted services yesterday and strong winds affected ferry runs to the west and north.

But the Met Office said the stormy conditions should recede over the weekend, with Sunday expected to be bright and dry with light winds.

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