Flood alert for Aberdeenshire

The River Carron

The River Carron

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Sepa has issued a flood alert for Aberdeen City and Shire after the forecast of more heavy rain..

The alert said: “Persistent rain which has affected the area overnight has been forecast to continue during Wednesday. Some rivers and smaller watercourse across Aberdeenshire are now responding to this rain and some localised flooding of low lying land and roads is possible from this afternoon and through the evening.

“Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibilty to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. This flood alert is now in force until further notice.”

Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.

The alert does not specify where in Aberdeenshire could be affected, but extended south into Angus and west into the Cairngorms.