Surface water warning for Edinburgh motorists after heavy downpour

Edinburgh motorists have been warned about the dangers of surface water following heavy rain overnight.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 7:26 am
Motorists have been warned about surface water

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'.

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"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.

Motorists have been warned about surface water