Wet and windy weather is set to sweep the nation from the second day of the half-term holidays in England and Wales, with weather warnings in the west for later in the week.
Roads across the north-east have been left under water due to the torrential rain.
Future weather extremes of heavy rain and soaring temperatures driven by climate change are likely to break new records, the Met Office has warned.
Researchers have developed a technique that captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops.
The north-east was hammered by "never-ending" downpours over the weekend, with some areas seeing a month's worth of rain and others breaking records nearly a century old.
Storm Alex is due to batter the north-east this weekend, with the Met Office now issuing an amber warning for the region and SEPA raising awareness of potential flooding risk.
Heavy rain and wind is set to lash the UK this week as storms move in from Europe.
The Met Office has warned there could be a risk of flooding along the north-east coast tomorrow.
Heavy rain with the risk of thunderstorms is expected to continue over the rest of the weekend, with warnings of potential flooding and travel disruption.
Heavy rain is currently sweeping the UK, washing across roads which haven’t seen much water in several weeks. Many motorists won’t have seen rain for quite some time either, so it can be good to brush up on how best to deal with a torrential downpour when driving.
A north-east town was struck by flash flooding, leaving businesses scrambling to deal with rising water levels.
Two flood alerts have been issued today following heavy rain across the north and north-east.
A warning for heavy rain has been issued for the north-east.
The Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for the north-east.
Residents in the north-east are to be given special guidance on how to reduce their water usage following a drier than average winter.
A flood alert has been issued for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Heavy rain is set to hit the north-east today, according to the Met Office.
The Met Office is warning of heavy and persistent rain over the weekend which could cause flooding.
Police in the north-east are asking motorists to take extra care this morning due to surface water.
A warning for heavy rain has been issued for parts of the north-east.
A warning for heavy rain and flooding has been issued by the Met Office.
Council staff have been praised for their efforts to help clear up areas blighted by flooding in Aberdeen.
Torrential rain caused chaos in the region as stores were closed, concerts cancelled and cars became trapped on flooded roads.
A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain across the north-east.
A clean-up operation is under way to repair seven flood-hit bridges in the north-east.
Engineers have closed seven bridges in the north-east after a months’ worth of rain falling in seven hours.
A month’s worth of rain fell in just seven hours, destroying bridges, causing travel chaos and leaving a treasured tea room on the brink of collapse.
A weather warning has been issued for parts of Aberdeenshire.
Thunderstorms and flooding could hit the north-east today.
Heavy rain is set to hit the north-east today and more thunderstorms are forecast for the weekend, according to the Met Office.