Rail commuters have expressed their frustration after a train derailed in the Mearns, cancelling services between Dundee and Aberdeen into a third day.
Tayside and Fife is "right in the track" of Storm Ali, which is forecast to batter Scotland with 75mph winds and cause widespread travel disruption on Wednesday.
Excitement is building among locals after a number of Maggie's Penguin Parade statues appeared at locations across Courier country.
Parts of Tayside and Fife have been warned to expect "heavy thunderstorms" and flooding this weekend, according to forecasters.
Tayside and Fife could be hit by "torrential rain", thunderstorms and flooding in the coming days, according to forecasters.
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Scotland could be hotter than Barcelona, Ibiza and Magaluf with 26C heat forecast for Bank Holiday Weekend
Parts of Scotland could bake in 26C heat this Bank Holiday Weekend - although Tayside and Fife looks likely to miss out on the very best of the conditions.