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Sepa flood alert issued for Dundee and Angus as heavy rain is forecast

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A flood alert remains in place for the whole of Dundee and Angus.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has warned that the heavy rain which hit on Tuesday evening and has endured into Wednesday could cause a deluge in the local area.

The Sepa flood alert area.

Roads, rivers and “low-lying land” could all be affected by the downpour.

The alert was first issued on Tuesday afternoon.

Other areas affected by flood alerts include: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Ayrshire, Arran, Central Scotland, Edinburgh, the Lothians, Findhorn, Nairn, Moray, Speyside, the Scottish Borders, West Central Scotland, and Dumfries and Galloway.

The Sepa flood alert for Dundee and Angus reads: “A flood alert has been issued for Dundee and Angus. Locally heavy rain may affect the area on Tuesday evening and on Wednesday.

“Localised flooding of low lying land and roads from surface water and smaller watercourses is possible.

“Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.

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

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