More heavy rain is anticipated to comb over the north east of Scotland within the coming days prompting the Met Office to situation one other climate alert.
The newest yellow climate warning for rain covers Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee, and Perth and Kinross – most of which noticed extended downpours trigger issues for residents final week together with flooding.
The warning will run from 12pm on Thursday to 12pm on Saturday.
Seven individuals are recognized to have died within the UK throughout Storm Babet, together with three folks north of the border. They have been Wendy Taylor, 57, of Perthshire; John Gillan, 56, of Arbroath; and Peter Pelling, 61, additionally of Arbroath.
Brechin in Angus was the worst affected space in north-east Scotland, the place it’s understood a whole lot of properties ended up being evacuated after the river South Esk breached its banks.
The Met Office mentioned on Wednesday: “An area of low pressure becomes firmly in charge over the next few days to bring plenty of showers and further rainfall, especially to parts of eastern Scotland.”
The newest Scottish Flood Forecast replace mentioned: “There is a possibility of some localised impacts from rivers and surface water on Thursday and Friday in the north east, Caithness and Sunderland, and Easter Ross and Great Glen due to further heavy rain.
“Rivers levels in the north east are not forecast to be as high as experienced during Storm Babet and widespread significant flooding is not currently expected.”
Elsewhere, Network Rail Scotland warned: “More extremely heavy rain is on the way. It won’t be to the levels from Storm Babet, but it will affect the same areas, already with saturated ground. It will bring a risk of flooding.”