Storm Ciaran set to bring more flooding to North-east


RAIN is set to batter the North-east for the third consecutive week as Storm Ciaran could cut off some communities.

It’s in the wake of Storm Babet, which devasted towns across Aberdeenshire less than a fortnight ago.

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The Met Office had originally only issued a yellow warning for rain for Wednesday, however that has now been extended into Thursday and Friday.

The national weather service warns that homes and businesses could be flooded.

The Met Office also warns that communities may become cut off if roads flood and there’s a chance of power cuts.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has also issued a flood alert for both city and shire.

More travel disruption

There’s also set to be additional train delays for the third-week running.

ScotRail has announced that speed restrictions will be in place on the Dundee-Edinburgh line from 4pm, with restrictions in place from Aberdeen-Dundee and Aberdeen-Inverness from 6pm.

LNER has cancelled all services between Aberdeen and Edinburgh from 10.30am on Thursday morning until Saturday.

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