VIDEO: Footage shows raging Scottish river as flood chaos hits country

© SuppliedFlooding has hit parts of Scotland. Credit: Ricky Boyd, Kirsty Boyle and Caroline McFarlane on Twitter.
Flooding has hit parts of Scotland. Credit: Ricky Boyd, Kirsty Boyle and Caroline McFarlane on Twitter.

This video shows the full force of a raging Scottish river after the country was battered by heavy rain and wind.

The stormy conditions caused chaos across Courier Country with roads in Angus blocked by fallen trees and others flooded following the downpour.

This video was taken in Porstsoy by Ricky Boyd and shows the scale of the deluge in the north-east.

Three elderly people were rescued by firefighters after flooding hit six homes on the village’s Soy Avenue earlier today.

On the A85 Perth to Crieff road, two miles east of Gilmerton, a man died after a tree fell on his car during the storm shortly before 8pm.

A number of Scots have taken to social media to post images and videos of the downpour across the country.

Flooding has also been reported in Whitehills, Aberdeenshire, and across Moray today.

In Dallas, in Moray, one road is said to have been swept away and another is cut off following the stormy conditions.

A yellow warning of heavy rain was in place for Grampian, Tayside and Fife until noon today.

A Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) flood alert for Glen Lyon has now been lifted, however more serious warnings remain in place across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

In Edinburgh, tram services were affected by flooding on the lines.

There is also reports of flooding in Evie and in South Ronaldsay in Orkney.

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