Storm Babet continues to hit Scotland with severe flooding and disruption as roads are closed and trains cancelled. 

The body of a woman was recovered from a river in Angus on Thursday afternoon (October 19) as the extreme weather also caused around 400 Brechin residents to be ordered to evacuate their homes. 

A red weather warning for rain remains in place for parts of Scotland including Perth and Kinross, Dundee, Angus and south Aberdeenshire until midday on Friday (October 20).

Police have advised people in this area covered by the red warning to stay at home and not travel

Read more: Red weather warnings remain in place as Scotland hit by Storm Babet

While amber and yellow weather alerts for wind and rain cover large stretches of the country, from Edinburgh to the Shetland Isles. 

Here are the latest road closures as heavy rainfall causes serious flooding and dangerous conditions. 

Storm Babet road closures in Scotland

  • A9 at Jubilee Bridge, Dunkeld is currently closed in both directions

  • A93 Perth to Blairgowrie closed at Cargill Caravan Park and Balhomie Lay-by

  • A93 Balhomie

  • A93 Queen's Bridge, Perth at junction with Tay Street

  • A85 at Perth closed due to flooding both ways from the A9 to Main Street

  • A90 Kingsway at Myrekirk, Dundee closed both ways due to flooding both ways from the A92 to A972 Forfar Road

  • A92 Tay Road Bridge open to cars only due to strong winds 

  • A92 in Fife closed both ways due to flooding from the A914 (Forgan rounabout) to the A913

  • A9000 Forth Road Bridge closed to double-decker buses due to high winds. While the Queensferry Crossing remains open, with drivers advised to use caution. 

  • A9 Dornoch Bridge closed to high-sided vehicles due to high wind

  • A94 Kinrossie to Balbeggie 

  • A898 (south) Erskine Bridge closed to high-sided vehicles due to high winds

  • A83 at Tarbet is currently restricted in both directions due to a fallen tree

For the very latest updates visit the Traffic Scotland website.

Storm Babet train disruption and cancellations

Until early on Saturday (October 21) ScotRail has said there will be no trains or replacement buses for the following routes: 

  • Aberdeen and Elgin
  • Edinburgh and Aberdeen via Fife
  • Perth and Aberdeen via Dundee
  • Dunblane and Perth
  • Perth and Aviemore
  • Tain and Wick/Thurso
  • All Fife circle services

People are advised to check their services before they travel.