Gale-force winds and heavy rain battered the north-east yesterday, felling trees and disrupting ferry services.
The area between Portsoy and MacDuff is subject to a SEPA flood warning following today's bad weather.
Autumn snow is expected on the north's highest peaks this weekend as temperatures take a tumble.
The north and north east of Scotland has missed out on what could be the UK's driest September.
Good weather is expected to greet voters as they make their way to the polling stations in two days time.
As the political debate heats up across Scotland, so has the weather - with warm temperatures forecast to continue into next week.
A fine spell of weather will sweep away the rain clouds later today, allowing the north of Scotland to bask in some September sunshine and raising hopes for an Indian summer.
The north and parts of the north-east will be battered by gale force winds from Monday.
Moray will be battered by gale force winds tomorrow - just days after being soaked by torrential rain storms.
Families will have to try to predict the "changeable" weather if they want to make the most of the last few days of the summer holidays.
Residents in the Highlands have been warned that the stormy weather is not over yet.
THE north-east was on flood alert last night as torrential downpours battered the region and power cuts plunged hundreds of homes into darkness.
The north of Scotland can expect to be hit with torrential rain and thunderstorms this weekend.
The arrival of the Queen's Baton Relay in Aberdeen could be greeted with sunshine, according to forecasters.
Temperatures are forecast to soar this week in the north and north-east to their highest this year with an extended dry spell also predicted.
The Highlands was the warmest place in Scotland yesterday - and more good weather is forecast for the weekend.
Sunseekers in the north-east soaked up warm rays yesterday, but those further north had to make do with chillier conditions.
The mercury is expected to soar in the coming weeks, giving Scottish sun-worshippers the chance to enjoy a "warmer than normal" summer.
Scotland sizzled today as temperatures in Aviemore were even hotter than Portugal.
While much of the country is basking in sunshine this weekend, the north-east looks likely to miss out.