Heavy rain and flooding in the area has resulted in the closure of four schools – Balloch Primary, Avoch Primary, and Millburn Academy, while Smithton Primary is scheduled to open shortly.
Parents and guardians requiring information on school closures should phone the school closures information line 0800 564 2272 to get the latest pre-recorded message from the head teacher of their child’s school.
A list of school PIN numbers is available on Highland Council’s website to use when dialing.
Balloch Primary: 1500
Avoch Primary: 1470
Millburn Academy: 1170
Smithton Primary: 2960
Roads and harbours affected in Inverness are as follows.
Road closures – Barnchurch Road, Balloan Road, Diriebught Road at Millburn Academy, Culloden Road, Smithton Road and Moray Road.
Milton of Leys underpass, which was closed last night, is now open.
Council staff are in attendance at Moray Road in Culloden, Birchwood, Inshes, and next to Dows Diner, in Balloan Road, filling sandbags and dealing with requests for them.