Fire crews pumping out water as flooding hits Highland town

Fire crews are working to remove an overflow of water from numerous streets in Dingwall after the town was hit by flooding.

Seven appliances from Dingwall, Inverness, Invergordon and Beauly are using pumps on High Street and Burn Place to remove the excess water following heavy rainfall this evening.

Flooding in Dingwall

A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue said: “We are assisting with flooding in numerous places in Dingwall around High Street and the lower area of the town.

“We have a seven of appliances on site and we are trying to pump out the water.

“The council’s emergency roads team are also on the ground assisting householders.”

It is understood that the drains were blocked solid.

Laura MacLeanna record the fast flowing water from her front window.