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Avalanche risk assessed daily in the Cairngorms

While some ski resorts in the Alps are praying for snow this winter, in the mountains of Scotland they have got plenty.

However, with constantly changing weather patterns comes the risk of avalanches.

It means that forecasting these rare but deadly phenomena is crucial when it comes to keeping people safe.

BBC weather presenter John Hammond has been to the Cairngorms to find out more.

  • 20 Dec 2014
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