Surface water warning for Edinburgh motorists after heavy downpour
Edinburgh motorists have been warned about the dangers of surface water following heavy rain overnight.
Road Policing Scotland took to Twitter this morning (Wednesday) to warn drivers in Edinburgh and the rest of Scotland that after such heavy rain, surface water can become a hazard.
They urged commuters to slow down during the morning rush and 'drive to the conditions'.
"Please slow down, drive to the conditions, give yourself plenty stopping distance from the car in front, have a safe journey."
Experts at the Met Office predict the rain will ease off later in the afternoon, with a cloudy and overcast evening in th epipeline.