Heavy flooding after Scotland battered by torrential rain

A derelict hotel near the River Dee has been left surrounded by water.

Heavy flooding after Scotland battered by torrential rain STV News

Parts of Scotland have been hit by flooding after around hours of torrential rain.

Twenty-five flood warnings remain in place throughout the country, although Sunday night is expected to be much drier for most.

The River Dee overflowed at Maryculter Bridge in Aberdeen as the city was one of the worst affected areas on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Maryculter Bridge: Heavy flooding throughout Aberdeen.

A derelict hotel at the site has been left surrounded by water with river levels rising throughout.

Angus, Dundee and Aberdeenshire have also been the worst hit areas over the weekend.

On Sunday morning, Fife Council said several roads were impassable due to flooding. 

And a number of roads in Perth and Kinross have also flooded overnight. The council said sandbags have been placed along Bamff Road in Alyth as a preventative measure.

Flooding: Heavy rain overnight.

Meanwhile ScotRail reduced train services within the amber warning area and brought the network to a close at 7pm on Saturday.

Following inspections by Network Rail Scotland engineers on Sunday morning, a number of railway lines were found to be flooded.