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Last Updated: Friday August 22 2008 12:51 GMT

In pics: Floods shut Scottish city centre

Flooding in Dundee (Photo: Colin & Kai McQuillen)

A HUGE clean-up operation's under way after heavy downpours caused really bad flooding in parts of Scotland.

Flooding in Dundee (Photo: Colin & Kai McQuillen)

Some streets were left under more than a metre of water.

Flooding in Dundee (Photo: Colin & Kai McQuillen)

On Thursday, flood waters poured into shops and Dundee city centre had to be closed off.

Flooding in Dundee (Photo: Colin & Kai McQuillen)

There was also trouble for travellers, with some roads closed and train services halted.

Flooding

Around 50 firefighters tried to stop the floods wrecking businesses and homes in the city.

Flooding damage

But shopkeepers said the flooding had caused thousands of pounds of damage.