Weather update: Roads closed in Falkirk as heavy rain hits district

Three roads are closed across Falkirk district as heavy rain continues to fall.

Friday, 29th October 2021, 5:32 pm
Updated Friday, 29th October 2021, 6:59 pm

Drivers have also been warned to expect surface water across many routes as the Met Office announces a yellow warning for more rain.

Falkirk Council teams are working to clear debris and drains at a number of locations.

As it stands there are three roads closed:A8004, Checkbar Roundabout to Bonnybridge

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Several roads are closed across the district

Station Road (Doctor’s Brae), Longcroft.

Cockburn Street, Falkirk (at Howgate).

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A council spokesman said the picture was constantly changing, and roads and flood prevention teams would be monitoring problems across the weekend.

Cockburn Street, at the Howgate closed.

The forecast is for spells of rain this afternoon, some heavy but clearing northwards later.

More showers are forecast on Saturday morning.

The Yellow Weather Warning for rain remains in place until Saturday midday.

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A8004, Checkbar Roundabout to Bonnybridge road closed.

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A8004, Checkbar Roundabout to Bonnybridge road closed.