The main hospital in the Outer Hebrides has issued a warning over non-emergency visits.
Residents have been forced from their homes, shoppers sought sanctuary in a shopping centre overnight and travel routes remain majorly disrupted across the north of England as a month’s worth of rain fell in just 24 hours.
A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after a crash involving a car in the north-east last night.
The possession of small amounts of drugs should be decriminalised to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis, an influential Westminster report has found.
A Royal Air Force plane declared an on-board emergency while flying near Loch Ness yesterday.
A passenger plane coming into land on Orkney suddenly found itself in conflict with four foreign military jets taking part in war games.
Moray Council has confirmed the "emergency closure" of the U14E Ordiequish Road for the next month.
Three people had to be airlifted to hospital with hypothermia after they were caught in a current and swept out to sea.
A Coastguard helicopter was deployed this afternoon following reports that two surfers had been swept out to sea off the north-east coast.
Emergency services are on scene at a house in Brae which is understood to have been destroyed in a gas explosion. Three fire appliances are in attendance, while the police and ambulance are also on scene. The alarm was raised shortly before 2.15pm. More on this as we get it.
Rescue teams battled against a rising tide to rescue a woman who had fallen down a cliff and broke her leg at Glenuig in Lochaber.
Workers were evacuated from part of Dounreay after radioactive contamination was detected there, it has emerged.
A nine-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in Aberdeen.
Glasgow Airport has reopened following an earlier "security incident".
Crews from three Scottish Fire and Rescue appliances, two from Inverness, helped a crofter with his cow that became trapped in a bog in Arisaig, this morning.
Mountain rescue team members were forced to spend the night in a Cairngorms refuge after coming to the aid of an exhausted and ill-equipped hillwalker who under-estimated the testing conditions on Scotland's mountains.
A diver had to be airlifted to hospital this morning after falling ill with decompression sickness.
A plane bound for Sumburgh Airport had to return to Aberdeen yesterday morning after suffering multiple bird strikes within a minute of take-off.
Police are warning of a loss of 999 service on the isle of Lewis.
Dozens of communications failures between aircraft and air traffic control on island routes have occurred in the last five years, it can be revealed.
A fisherman has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a stroke on board a boat eight miles off the coast of Macduff.
From satellite telephones to community resilience cupboards, communities across the north of Scotland will benefit from funding to help them prepare for emergencies.
Parts of north Scotland were left without ambulance cover when a crew signed off fatigued after responding to a blaze at Skibo Castle while another transferred a patient to Inverness, union chiefs have revealed.
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Extensive flooding and landslides have been causing major problems around Argyll today.
Ballater residents are making sure the village is prepared for emergencies after being hit by Storm Frank in 2015.
A plane was forced shut down one of its engines and return to Aberdeen today following a bird strike.
A coastguard rescue team were called to a Highland river this morning after reports of someone falling in the River Nairn.
A charity that works to save lives across Scotland has unveiled plans to raise £6 million for a second helicopter air ambulance.
Firefighters have been battling a blaze at a house in Invergordon this morning.
A campaign in Caithness to locate every defibrillator in the county has got off to a good start with ten of the life-saving automated devices already identified.
Firefighters were rushed to a large gorse fire at a historic Aberdeen golf club this morning.