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Fourth avalanche victim named

The fourth victim who died in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday has been named by Northern Constabulary as Dr Rachel Majumdar. A fifth person remains in a critical condition.

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Avalanche forecasters had warned of 'considerable risk'

SportsScotland Avalanche Information Service had previously warned of 'considerable' risk of an avalanche. Credit: SportsScotland Avalanche Information Service

SportsScotland Avalanche Information Service, SAIS, had warned there was a "considerable risk" of an avalanche in Glencoe yesterday.

On its website, the service's forecast for Saturday 19th January said: "Natural Avalanches possible. Human triggered avalanches are likely."

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