Roads affected by surface water across the Isles of Lewis, Harris, and the Uists

Police in Stornoway wish to advise that all roads in Lewis and Harris, and in North and South Uist, are currently affected by surface water. Due to the persistent heavy rain showers currently affecting the area. All roads remain open.

Drivers are urged to drive with extreme caution, keep a sufficient distance from preceding vehicles and be aware of the potential aqua planing.

Anyone looking for further roads/weather information are asked to use:-

1. Traffic Scotland Helpline:- 0800 028 1414

2.Traffic Scotland Website: www.trafficscotland.org

3. Local radio broadcasts (which are updated regularly by Police)