THREE people were rescued after their boat capsized in Harris this afternoon.

Stornoway Coastguard received a report of an upturned vessel in East Loch Tarbert at around 3.30pm.

The search and rescue helicopter was immediately dispatched to the scene.

On arrival, the crew found that those who had been on the boat - one adult and two children - had been taken to safety by another local boat.

No one was injured in the incident.