Three mountain rescue teams have been dispatched to deal with an incident in the Cairngorms in “appalling weather conditions” this afternoon.
Braemar, Aberdeen and Cairngorm mountain rescue teams were all dispatched at around 3.30pm to reports of an injured climber of the Cairngorm Plateau, near Ben Macdui, the highest mountain the Cairngorms National Park and the second highest mountain in the UK.
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Weather conditions appalling.
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A spokesman for the Braemar team said: “Team called out this afternoon to central Cairngorms for ongoing mountain rescue incident.
“Aberdeen Mountain rescue Team and Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team also deploying.
“Weather conditions appalling.”
Ben Macdui lies north-west of Braemar, and south-east of Aviemore.
More to follow.