South Scotland

Annan affected by flooding after heavy rain

Flooding has been reported in many areas of Annan in Dumfries and Galloway.

Police said they were dealing with numerous calls from across the town following persistent heavy rain earlier in the day.

Among the areas affected were Butts Street, Mill Park Terrace, Rose Street and parts of the Welldale area.

All traffic has been asked to avoid these areas, if possible, until further notice.

It has also been reported that wash from passing traffic has started to to affect properties in some of the worst affected parts of the town.

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