A flood alert has been issued for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency put out the warning just after 11.45am.
The alert, which is in place until further notice, reads: “Persistent rain which has affected this area overnight, has been forecast to continue during Wednesday.
“Some rivers and smaller watercourse across Aberdeenshire are now responding to this rain and some localised flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible from this afternoon and through the evening.
“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. ”