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Your Pictures: Ayrshire flooding

River at Glengarnock (picture from Drew McCourt)

Torrential overnight rain swelled the River Garnock until it burst its banks on Friday morning

Mill Street, Kilbirnie (picture from Bill Cairns)

The flooding affected several built-up areas in North Ayrshire including Glengarnock and Kilbirnie (pictured)

Flooded garden in Kilbirnie

Many people in Kilbirnie woke to find flood waters lapping at their front door

Industrial units, Kilbirnie (picture by Sam Campbell)

Local businesses were also hit. These industrial units off Knoxville Road faced a frustrating day

Kilbirnie Police Station (picture by Bill Cairns)

The police station in Kilbirnie had to be evacuated after flood water poured through the main entrance

Kilbirnie Fire Station (picture from Bill Cairns)

Even the local fire station did not escape the effects of flooding brought on by torrential rain

Fire engine in Glengarnock (photo by Bill Cairns)

Fire crews were called in from surrounding areas to help local people and help drain flood water


The flood waters began to recede by mid-morning but fire crews maintained a presence to help with the clean-up operation

Clean-up begins in flood-hit town
01 Aug 08 |  Glasgow, Lanarkshire and West

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