A NUMBER of flood warnings have been issued for parts of Scotland as one council warned people to “remain vigilant”.

According to the Met Office, the weather will turn “a little bit more unsettled more widely across the UK”, with temperatures in Scotland to stay in single figures until at least Tuesday.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued a number of flood alerts and the more severe flood warnings for various parts of Scotland.

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Flood alerts are currently in place for the following areas:

  • Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Findhorn Nairn Moray and Speyside
  • Orkney
  • Western Isles
  • Argyll and Bute
  • Ayrshire and Arran
  • Caithness and Sutherland
  • Dundee and Angus
  • Easter Ross and Great Glen
  • Fife
  • Shetland
  • Skye and Lochaber
  • West Central Scotland
  • Wester Ross

Meanwhile, the more severe “flood warning” alert is in place in these areas:  

  • Stonehaven
  • Inner Wigtown Bay
  • Nith Tidal
  • Spey Viaduct to Spey Bay
  • Churchill Barriers
  • St Margaret’s Hope
  • Longhope and Hoy
  • Sanday
  • Westray
  • Ardmore to Loch Carnan
  • Baleshare
  • Stornoway

In a post on its Twitter/X account, Aberdeenshire Council warned people to expect “high tides”.

It said: “An updated flood warning has been issued for Stonehaven. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coast in Stonehaven.

“Wave overtopping is expected around Cowie Boatie Row. Large waves and flooding impacts are expected.

“The greatest risk is around the time of high tide today (Tuesday, February 13) at 4pm.

“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.”