A woman has died after being struck by lightning while out walking in Lochaber.
The alarm was raised at 5.42pm and a multi-agency response was launched.
Police said two members of a walking group comprising seven people were struck by the lightning and injured.
The coastguard helicopter, Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team and Scottish Ambulance service helimed and ambulances were sent to the scene.
The party were traced on Na Gruagaichean in the Mamore Range near Kinlochleven.
The two casualties and the rest of the party were airlifted to Fort William.
A statement from police reads: “Sadly, a woman aged 55 years died as a result of her injuries. Another woman was taken by ambulance to Belford Hospital in Fort William where her condition is stable.
“The next of kin of the woman who died have been advised and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”
Inspector Isla Campbell, Local Area Policing Inspector for Lochaber said “We are grateful for the prompt and professional response from partner agencies to this tragic incident and offer our condolences to the lady’s family.”