Council issue update on flood affected roads

Flooding at the south A90 Brechin roundabout near Brechin Castle Garden Centre. ''Andy Thompson Photography / ATIMAGES

Flooding at the south A90 Brechin roundabout near Brechin Castle Garden Centre. ''Andy Thompson Photography / ATIMAGES

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With heavy rain set to continue today, along with strong south-westerley winds, Angus Council has issued an update on the current flooding situation.

Roads affected in the region are as follows:

B957 Justinhaugh - closed.

C32 Justinhaugh – closed.

U429 Brathinch, north of Brechin - closed.

C16 – water inundation from fields, passable with care.

A932 near Foresterseat – water across road, passable with care.

A928 south of Charleston – passable with care.

B966 Westside Farm Inchbare to Edzell - flooding across road, passable with care.

A935 Brechin Castle, Brechin - closed.

Road closure at Knowehead Kirriemuir.

B954 at Belmont Arms

The update on the council’s website stated: “Many roads in Angus continue to be significantly affected by flood water. Please be aware that due to the extensive flooding across the area warning signs may not be in place on all affected roads. Most other roads are passable with care but please drive to the weather conditions and remember there is significant surface water and run off from fields.

“We continue to work with our partners, including Police Scotland, SEPA and the fire and rescue service, to monitor the impact of the weather on communities across the area and ensure public safety. River in Brechin is due to peak at 3pm today. A flood warning has been issued for the area by SEPA.

“Further updates about weather warnings and flood alerts are available from the Met Office and SEPA.

“Please follow us on Twitter or Facebook for weather and road information.”

Anyone who is impacted by flooding who requires advice or guidance, please contact 03452 777 778.