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In pictures: Rain chaos

Vehicles in water in Fochabers

BBC Scotland reporter Steven Duff captured a dramatic scene in Fochabers in the wake of the floods

Flooding in Dyce [Pic: Hugh Horne]

Hugh Horne captured these swamped vehicles in Dyce after the rains swept the area

Esslemont Avenue [Pic: Aly Gray]

Aberdeen suffered its wettest September day since records began in 1943. Esslemont Avenue did not escape, as seen by Aly Gray

Elgin sandbags [Pic: Gilbert Pellegrom]

Homes and businesses in Elgin prepared for the worst in a bid to beat the elements. Picture by Gilbert Pellegrom

Elgin floods [Pic: Gilbert Pellegrom]

A no golf sign became redundant in Elgin due to the flooding, with sailors needed more than drivers. Picture by Gilbert Pellegrom

Cattle [Pic: Michael Johnston]

Cattle spotted in Keith floods by Michael Johnston did not look very impressed with the weather situation

Flooding Letham, Angus [Pic: Tony Cook]

Flooding on Friday in Letham, Angus, was captured by Tony Cook

Flood sign

Flood warnings were in place across the north east, with this sign being spotted by BBC Scotland's Colin Wight

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