A weekend flood alert has been issued for many parts of Ayrshire as a band of heavy and persistent rain is expected across the area from late Saturday through until Sunday afternoon.
Some localised river flooding to low-lying land and roads is likely, this will be accompanied by difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots.
Isolated property flooding could also occur.
With further heavy rain expected again on Monday, SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and further updates will appear here if the situation changes.
Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.
If you haven’t already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup.
Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24200