Flood warnings stay in place because the clean-up operation continues following a weekend of utmost rainfall which brought on disruption throughout Scotland.
Two extreme flood warnings have been in place in Aviemore/Dalfaber and Perth on Monday morning whereas 52 flood warnings and eight flood alerts have been in place elsewhere across the nation.
Heavy rain brought on flooding throughout many elements of Scotland over the weekend, resulting in highway closures and prepare cancellations.
ScotRail mentioned disruption attributable to flooding will proceed into Monday for some routes, with providers between Edinburgh/Queen Road and Inverness, and Queen Road to Aberdeen/Dundee/Perth and Arbroath unable to run.
They suggested individuals to examine their journey on its app or web site within the morning earlier than setting off.
The Met Workplace climate warnings for heavy rain which have been in place over the weekend have now lifted however a yellow warning of heavy rainfall in western elements of the nation has been issued for Tuesday.
Police Scotland mentioned communities “confronted among the most difficult circumstances ever” over the weekend, with 10 motorists airlifted to security on Saturday because of landslides on the A83 in Argyll and Bute, which dislodged 2,000 tonnes of particles. One other 4 have been airlifted in Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute.
Ruth EllisScottish Surroundings Safety Company flood obligation supervisor, mentioned: “It’s been a troublesome weekend throughout Scotland, with extreme climate inflicting widespread journey disruption to highway and rail networks, and impacts in communities throughout Scotland.
“Throughout many areas of the nation there may be nonetheless some deep-standing water and it’s actually vital individuals perceive the hazard. Hazards will be hidden, so please don’t stroll or drive into flood water.
“Do not forget that not solely is flood water prone to be soiled, 30cm of fast-flowing water can transfer a median family-sized automotive, and simply 15cm of fast-flowing water may very well be sufficient to knock you off your toes.
“Our groups have been working across the clock with companion businesses, together with Scottish Authorities, the Met Workplace, emergency providers and native authorities, throughout this main climate occasion.”
The challenges posed by the flooding has been in comparison with these confronted throughout the Beast from the East interval of chilly climate in 2018.
Stein Connelly, head of transport resilience at Transport Scotland, mentioned: “It’s been a particularly difficult 72 hours, with maybe a few of most troublesome circumstances we’ve skilled for the reason that Beast from the East.
“By way of Argyll, the world across the A83 Relaxation and Be Grateful noticed a month’s price of rainfall, round 160mm, fall over 36 hours.
“Solely a small quantity of particles has reached the highway on the Relaxation and Be Grateful itself.
“Security inspections are actually beneath approach and groups are on web site to start clear-up operations as soon as it’s deemed secure to take action.”
Elsewhere, work is beneath solution to clear different roads affected by flooding.
The Scottish Authorities’s Resilience Room (SGoRR) met on Sunday to debate and plan the response to the state of affairs.
Justice Secretary Angela Constancewho chaired the assembly, mentioned multi-agency response groups stand prepared and ready to answer any flooding incidents.
She mentioned: “The rainfall we have now seen over Scotland this weekend has been excessive, inflicting vital disruption – significantly within the west and north of the nation.
“These impacts are ongoing and I need to placed on document my due to all of the employees and volunteers responding throughout the nation.”