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Storm Ciarán: Yellow warning for rain in Moray and Aberdeenshire

By David Porter

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Periods of heavy rain associated with Storm Ciarán will affect parts of north-east England and eastern Scotland during Thursday and early Friday with a yellow warning for rain in place from 6am on Thursday to 6am on Friday.

Heavy rain is expected across the area on Thursday
Heavy rain is expected across the area on Thursday

Rainfall amounts are likely to reach 20-30 mm widely, with 40-60 mm accumulating over high ground, including the Cheviots, North Pennines and North York Moors.

Strong easterly winds, becoming northerly by Friday morning, will accompany the rainfall, possibly exacerbating any impacts.

Flood alerts are currently in place for Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City and coastal areas in Moray.

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