A 'Month's Worth' of Rain Falls in 48 Hours as Storm Hits Northeastern Scotland

Nearly “a month’s worth of rain” fell within a 48-hour period in northeastern Scotland, with some areas receiving as much as 140 mm (5.5 inches) of rainfall, the Met Office said on Friday, November 18.

Officials reported that the heavy rainfall caused flooding in the area; strong winds were also reported, the Met Office said.

Video posted by Natalie Hood on Friday shows the sea roiling amid the inclement weather in Aberdeen. Hood said that it was “a bit dreich.”

The Met Office issued an amber warning for the “heavy and persistent rain” in eastern Scotland until the end of the day on Friday. Credit: Natalie Hood via Storyful

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