Pensioners evacuated as rain and melting snow cause flooding across north-east

© Kieran Beattie/DCT MediaThe River Dee in Ballater after a period of heavy rain and snowfall  Picture shows; The River Dee in Ballater after a weekend of heavy rain and snowfall .
The River Dee in Ballater after a period of heavy rain and snowfall Picture shows; The River Dee in Ballater after a weekend of heavy rain and snowfall .