A yellow warning for rain has been issued for today in the north-east.
Named by Met Eireann Storm Elin, it will bring strong winds and torrential rain this Saturday.
Met Office has announced that the yellow warning for heavy rain will be in force in Aberdeenshire between 11am and 10pm today.
Previously issued for England and southern Scotland, the warning was extended to the north-east and the central belt this morning.
SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection Agency) has issued a flood alert for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Storm Elin to bring ‘risk of disruption’ in Aberdeenshire
Met Office has informed that the Storm Elin is likely to cause “disruption” in the north-east today.
Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible, while spray and flooding on roads will make journey times longer.
Meanwhile, bus and train services are subject to delays or cancellations.
Network Rail has informed that they are dealing with flooding between Aberdeen and Inverurie at Dyce.
The line is open, although trains are running at a reduced speed through the area.
Delays on A90 at Stonehaven due to flooding
Motorists are currently experiencing delays on the A90 southbound at Stonehaven due to flooding.
Traffic Scotland has informed that the Aberdeenshire area will be affected by the heavy rains.
Its website reads: “After a drier interlude, further rain will spread north during Saturday, becoming heavy for a time, before clearing away during the evening.
“Rain will fall onto already saturated ground with 15-25 mm possible, and perhaps a further 30-35 mm over hills and mountains.”
More updates to follow.