Highlands & Islands

Closed Highlands landslip road reopens

A major route in the Highlands closed because of a landslip has reopened.

The blockage at Kildonan on the A897 from Helmsdale to Thurso occurred after heavy rain.

A Police Scotland statement said: "The A897 re opened around 22:00 on Wednesday following the temporary closure due to weather.

"We would like to thank everyone for their patience, support and co-operation during this incident."