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SEPA issued a flood warning for the Braighe today (Wednesday, February 8) at 8.30 am.

The Braighe will likely be closed to traffic as gale force southerly winds, along with high tides and waves, means that the Braighe causeway could be impacted with wave overtopping, spray and debris.

The highest risk was on either side of high tide, due at 8.30 am.

Check the Comhairle's Braighe live cam

Causeway updates - 8 February:

0730 - The Braighe is now closed due to road conditions.

Stornoway Coastguard Rescue Team are in attendance with Police Scotland.

Further updates will be posted on their Facebook page by HM Coastguard, Western Isles, Skye and Lochaber, in conjunction with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Highland & Islands Police Division. No updates are being posted on Twitter by either Western Isles Police or Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. 

The Braighe reopened at 10.50am, according to HM Coastguard, who urge drivers to continue to drive to the conditions.