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In pictures: Flooding misery

Sandbags in Hawick

Heavy rain has brought flooding to many parts of Scotland


Iain Oliver took this picture of the rising levels of the River Slitrig in Hawick

River Slitrig meets the Teviot Water

He also captured this image of the flooding where the River Slitrig meets the Teviot Water

Police in Hawick

Police warned residents in Hawick about the rising water levels on Wednesday

Young man on bike

One cyclist in the Borders town was not deterred by the conditions

Canoeist in Bridge of Allan

Flooded playing fields in Bridge of Allan gave pensioner Roy Baker the "ideal opportunity" to test his recently-repaired canoe

Car in flood waters

Cars defied the road closed signs at Cornton, between Bridge of Allan and Stirling

Hawick bridge

Scottish Borders Council inspector Chic Smith saw how the new Thomsons Bridge, which has only been in place for a couple of weeks, coped with the floods

Hawick flooding

Mr Smith also took this photograph of flooding in the Borders town

Heavy rain causes flooding misery
12 Oct 05 |  Scotland

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