Dumfries and Galloway on flood alert

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued a flood alert for Dumfries and Galloway.

Heavy rain overnight and through this morning has caused a significant rise in river levels, particularly in Dumfriesshire.

SEPA are warning that there is a risk of flooding to low lying land, and a possibility that the Whitesands area of Dumfries may be affected.

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Region on flood alert

Flood alerts have been issued across the region.