THIS is the moment a major Scots road was forced to shut after an avalanche covered the route with snow.
The A93, linking Perth to Braemar, Aberdeenshire, was hit by a “significant” avalanche last night at Baddoch, near Glenshee Ski Centre.
Braemar Mountain Rescue Team said the road was “impassable” due to the avalanche.
Luckily no cars were on the route as it had been closed by snow gates.
A statement on its Facebook page read: “Winter continues. This used to be the A93 but it’s been buried by a significant avalanche overnight rendering it impassable. Luckily the road had been closed by snow gates. Some of the team are deployed to check the debris.”
Several routes in Aberdeenshire and Moray were closed after heavy snowfall.
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