ABOUT 1 HOUR AGO
Adverse weather update
There is currently widespread surface water flooding in Dumfries and Galloway.
Reports of river flooding/ water course flooding are starting to come in.
River Cree remains a concern as water levels rise 500mm in last hour in Newton Stewart.
Scottish Power are adjusting water levels on the Galloway Hydro scheme and advise that there will be impacts to roads in the Loch Ken/ New Galloway area
Power has been restored in Lochans and Leswalt villages
Leswalt primary school opening following restoration of power.
Scottish Government briefed by SEPA and Met Office that Dumfries and Galloway remain their main area of concern.
Good job I have no plans to go biking this weekend!