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UK News Ambulance stranded in flood water in Paisley as heavy rain and wind causes travel chaos

18:40  21 february  2020
18:40  21 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

Storm Dennis: UK braces for second weekend of floods and travel disruption

  Storm Dennis: UK braces for second weekend of floods and travel disruption Just one week after Storm Ciara caused disruption across the country, the UK must now brace for Storm Dennis to [] The post Storm Dennis: UK braces for second weekend of flooding and travel disruption appeared first on CityAM.

Heavy rain and high winds have battered much of Scotland causing major disruption to transport The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for rain and wind from 4am to 6pm on Saturday Passengers were left stranded in Aviemore and Falkirk as flood water has been causing chaos on

Media captionEdinburgh flooding : Rising water causes chaos . Edinburgh and Stirling have been hit with flash flooding and thunder with one man Image caption Flooding in Bankhead. She advised people in the area to stay safe and to alert the emergency services if they were affected by flooding .

Scotland is being battered by strong winds and heavy rain which has sparked travel chaos in some areas.

Several streets in Paisley were submerged in water causing an ambulance to become stuck on the A761 this afternoon.

Several train services have also been disrupted with commuters warned that trains may be delayed or revised.

a group of people riding skis down a snow covered road: An ambulance became stranded in flood water on the A761 in Paisley © Andrew Blane An ambulance became stranded in flood water on the A761 in Paisley

Scotrail said they were experiencing heavy flooding on the railway at Larbet, Forth Valley, meaning trains were running at a reduced speed.

Flood-hit communities in England, Wales brace for more rain

  Flood-hit communities in England, Wales brace for more rain Communities in England and Wales are shoring up flood barriers and bracing for more heavy rain after the damage caused by Storm Dennis. Areas hit hard by downpours and high winds during Dennis could see more flooding due to already their full rivers and catchments, Britain's Met Office weather service said Wednesday. “There's a lot more water in the river systems,'' said Kate Marks, a deputy director at the U.K. Environment Agency. “In particular, we are worried about the Rivers Severn, Teme and Wye.

Summary Communities around Britain are dealing with another day of flooding and travel chaos The heavy rain in south Wales has blocked a number of roads and damaged rail lines windy weekend, here is a reminder of last week's storm which caused widespread flooding

A landslide resulting from torrential rain has caused a train to derail injuring two people, after half a month’s rain fell in a few hours and caused travel Water could be seen rising up stairwells and partially submerging ticket barriers at Didcot Parkway. There were reports that sewage was flooding

Standing water was also experienced on the railway between Westerton and Anniesland in Greater Glasgow.

Severe weather conditions in Ayrshire was causing sea spray to land on overhead railway wires causing them to trip.

a car covered in snow: Storm Dennis caused huge problems for Rutherglen and Cambuslang residents © handout Storm Dennis caused huge problems for Rutherglen and Cambuslang residents

Trains between Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour and Largs were being forced to terminate and start back from Kilwinning.

Travellers are being urged to check the Scotrail website before starting their journeys.

Lochwinnoch Primary School in Renfrewshire was closed at lunchtime due to flooding in the surrounding area.

Renfrewshire Council said: “Our teams are out working hard to clear flooding across Renfrewshire and we would advise to avoid travelling around Lochwinnoch, Linwood Toll (Ferguslie) and Candren Road (Linwood).”

Scotland flood alerts: Further heavy rain expected in the wake of Storm Dennis

  Scotland flood alerts: Further heavy rain expected in the wake of Storm Dennis Flooding is still expected in parts of Scotland in the aftermath of Storm Dennis, with further heavy rain on its way. © Provided by The Scotsman These are the seven flood warnings currently in place, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA): Upper Tay Pitlochry to Ballinluig Logierait to Jubilee Bridge Innerpeffray to Bridge of Earn Crieff to Innerpeffray Carse of Lennoch to Lochlane Ballinluig to LogieraitSEPA said, “Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.

Heavy rain has flooded roads and left motorists stranded in north Wales. Police are urging people to avoid travelling where possible after Gwynedd, Conwy and Anglesey were hit. The Bangor and Bethesda policing team said it had been assisting its Anglesey colleagues, where officers have

Chaotic : Heavy snowfall caused heavy traffic to build up near Penicuik, Midlothian, last night, with Elsewhere in the east, 'significant' rainfall caused severe flooding in places and also shut some Fire crews had to use marsh mats to access the driver, who was stranded under a railway bridge

The Black Cart Water also burst its banks in the Renfrewshire town Linwood.

a herd of sheep walking down a dirt road: Overflowing: A river burst its banks across this road, blocking a route between Lochwinnoch and Kilbarchan © Alison Rennie Overflowing: A river burst its banks across this road, blocking a route between Lochwinnoch and Kilbarchan

Motorists were warned to expect severe surface water on major routes around Scotland.

The Forth Bridges, which connect Edinburgh and Fife, also warned users to expect delays.

Edinburgh Bus Station was closed as a result of falling masonry and Edinburgh Castle also shut its doors to visitors.

A yellow weather warning for strong winds and heavy rain remains in place until Friday night.

But the bad weather is set to continue over the weekend, the Met Office have said.

a body of water: Mud and flood: A field near Howwood © Alison Rennie Mud and flood: A field near Howwood

A spokesperson said: “Strong, gusty winds are expected across Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of northern England during Saturday.

"The strongest winds will likely occur in the vicinity of heavy, squally showers.

"Showers will fall as a mixture of rain, hail and sleet with snow accumulations expected to be restricted to higher ground (above 200 to 300 m). Winds will gradually moderate during Saturday evening."

The forecast for next week looks ever worse after STV weatherman Sean Batty announced yesterday there could be a storm heading to Scotland on Monday.

In a tweet he post a video of the forecast and said: "Looking increasingly likely that another storm (currently not named) will be heading our way on Monday. Will keep you updated."

Storm Jorge latest: Flood-hit towns brace for more heavy rain and 70mph winds .
Towns already part-sunken by storms Dennis and Ciara are readying for another batteringFour yellow weather warnings for wind and snow are currently in force nationwide, stretching from Cornwall to the north of Scotland and across to Northern Ireland.

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