The famous statue in the Water of Leith has now been completely submerged due to rising water levelsThe famous statue in the Water of Leith has now been completely submerged due to rising water levels
The famous statue in the Water of Leith has now been completely submerged due to rising water levels

Edinburgh weather: Heavy rain sees localised flooding and widespread disruption amid yellow weather warning

It is estimated that a month’s worth of rain fell within a 36-hour period

Heavy rain battered Edinburgh yesterday - causing traffic chaos and localised flooding around the capital.

Many drivers on the Edinburgh City Residents were left stranded for hours due to the severe weather and residents living along the Water of Leith were warned to ‘be cautious’ after the river burst its banks at various locations along the river.

Here are 10 pictures from in and around Edinburgh which show the significant disruption caused.

Here are 10 pictures from in and around Edinburgh which show the significant disruption caused.