Flooding in Annan

Police in Annan are currently dealing with a number of calls relating to flooding in the town after heavy rain earlier today, July 29.

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Full report: Flooding in Annan after heavy rain

A number of people are mopping up today, July 29, as flash flooding deluged homes and businesses in the region.

Annan was particularly badly hit as police warned motorists to avoid some areas of the town.

Firefighters were busy all morning pumping out properties and clearing water from roads. As the waters recede this evening, residents and businesses are counting the cost.

Watch Andy Burn's report here:

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Homes and businesses affected by flooding

A number of homes and businesses have been affected by flooding in Annan.

Six homes in Church Street and many other residents, shops and factories are mopping up after flash floods hit.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service says scores of firefighters have been busy pumping out properties and clearing water from public highways.

Most roads in Annan are now open as the flood waters recede.

Flooding in parts of Annan after heavy rain

Police in Annan are currently dealing with a number of calls relating to flooding in the town after heavy rain earlier today, July 29.

Butts Street, Mill Park Terrace, Rose Street and areas in the Welldale area of the town have all been affected.

Motorists are being asked to avoid these areas where possible.

Officers also say that wash from passing traffic is beginning to affect properties in the areas.

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