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Record downpour as flood-hit regions receive a month’s worth of rain

Big regions of the nation expert report rains, leaving people caught in their residences and autos deserted as they floated absent

As increasing water levels make movement in sure locations unachievable, some individuals have lost electricity in their properties.

Dwelling in Cupar, Fife, Andrew McIntosh is confined to his residence with his two pet dogs and his father, who has serious COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary illness).

“We’ve only obtained electric power upstairs, and I’ve received medication that has to be in the fridge,” the diabetic told STV Information.

“It’s a nightmare and no person has been close to to support or support.”

SEPA has upgraded its flood warnings to severe flood warning standing for Kintore, Kemnay, Inverurie, Ballater, and for the River Dee in Aberdeen

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Sandbags have been shipped to afflicted locations by Fife Council, which also apologised for any delays prompted by the large volume of calls to its cellular phone line for repairs.

A spokesperson said: “All accessible resources are continuing to offer with the flooding despite the fact that lots of of the over streets are most likely to remain closed until finally the rain starts to relieve this afternoon.

WATCH: Record downpour as flood-hit regions receive a month's worth of rain

“Continuing to attend floods with gully tankers, providing sandbags and clearing culverts.”

Mr McIntosh claimed his backyard garden is like “a huge swimming pool” and hopes somebody is ready to pay a visit to those people in will need to look at if they involve necessities such as meals, h2o or medication.

Motorists making an attempt to make their way as a result of flooded roadways have had to abandon motor vehicles if they do not make it across.

WATCH: Record downpour as flood-hit regions receive a month's worth of rain
Record rainfall as flood hit areas to see month’s worth of in days amid weather warnings

Crucial Takeaways

  • A automobile has occur off the A92 in the direction of Dundee in close proximity to Ladybank.
  • Ferry Street in Edinburgh has noticed automobiles and a taxi needing rescued just after currently being defeat by the depth of the floodwater.
  • Amber and yellow weather warnings have been prolonged by the Satisfied Business
  • An amber warning covering Tayside, Fife, Grampian and central spots is in place from midnight on Thursday until eventually 9pm on Friday.
  • A yellow climate warning is in area from 3pm on Thursday working into Friday right until midnight.
  • SEPA has upgraded its flood warnings to serious flood warning standing for Kintore, Kemnay, Inverurie, Ballater, and for the River Dee in Aberdeen

Main superintendent Louise Blakelock, head of highway policing, urged persons to stay away from journey except if needed.

“If you do require to travel, make guaranteed you and your auto are suitably organized by possessing adequate fuel, waterproofs, warm clothes, meals and drinking water in the celebration you are delayed and be mindful of amplified stopping distances when breaking,” she mentioned.

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