Police helicopters have joined the search to find a missing fisherman from Dumfries.
Charles Mellor, 57, was fishing close to the Carnation Factory on the evening of July 8. He failed to return home and was reported missing by his family the following morning.
Police searching for a missing fisherman in Dumfries are asking residents for their help in finding him.
Charles Mellor, 57, was fishing in the River Nith on Friday evening but failed to return home.
Inspector Stuart Wilson, from Police Scotland, told ITV News:
The River Nith is beginning to flood into the west car park on Whitesands, Dumfries.
There is no indication yet how far the water will reach.
Police are warning people of open water dangers after a man jumped into the River Nith in Dumfries to rescue his mobile phone.
He got into difficulty but was helped out of the water by two bypassers.
This latest incident comes off the back of a major search for missing Dumfries teenager Macauley McQueen, who hasn't been seen since entering the Nith last Monday.
A man found dead in the River Nith on Tuesday, 4 October, has been named as Robert Fergusson.
The 87-year-old lived on Church Street in Dumfries.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.
A body of a man has been recovered from the River Nith in Dumfries.
The body was seen by members of the public floating downstream at the Caul and was recovered from below St Michael's Bridge at the Dock Park.
The body has been removed from the river and pronounced dead. The Procurator Fiscal has been notified.
The cause of a mystery 'discharge' spotted on the River Nith in March had been uncovered.
Rising sludge which was overflowing from a settlement tank into the river caused was first seen by a member of the public on Friday, 14 March.
A similar incident occurred on Saturday, 7 June when a fault in an inlet tank caused a second spillage into the river.
Scottish Water have since repaired all the faults and SEPA have, on six different occasions, found the water quality to be compliant.
Police are urging people not to swim in open water after a 17-year-old boy was rescued from the River Nith.
The teenager was swimming in the river at the rear of Cairn Avenue, Dumfries when he got into difficulty.
A 32-year-old woman who was sitting near by heard his shouts for help and rescued him.
The incident happened on Friday, 11 July.