LiveEdinburgh weather RECAP: Flooding and thunderstorm batter St James Quarter roof | Videos show dramatic Stockbridge flooding | Edinburgh weather forecast | Businesses to count the cost

Edinburgh was hit by flash floods on Sunday, with businesses closing and transport halted as heavy rains hits.

Monday, 5th July 2021, 6:31 pm

The Met Office has predicted more rain for Monday – follow here for all updates throughout the day.

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St James Quarter, Stockbridge and Princes Street among areas of Edinburgh hit by thunderstorms and flooding. Pictures: Submitted
St James Quarter, Stockbridge and Princes Street among areas of Edinburgh hit by thunderstorms and flooding. Pictures: Submitted

Edinburgh weather: Flash floods hit the Capital as more heavy rain expected

Last updated: Monday, 05 July, 2021, 18:16

Here is the weather forecast

Can we expect more flash flooding to hit Edinburgh after the deluge on weekend?

Scenes in the Capital have shown flooded streets in New Town, Roseburn and Gorgie as rivers burst their banks under heavy rainfall on Sunday July 4.

Have to admit, that does look tasty!

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Electricity is down in parts of the Capital following a power cut.

Roseburn Terrace yesterday

Picture taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @eoinplant, showing a couple being stuck at a bus stop.

Stockbridge library has closed today due to flooding.

Slateford Road partially blocked

Traffic Scotland: City of Edinburgh - Weather, Drivers in Edinburgh are advised to use caution due to surface water affecting driving conditions. has been cleared.

Met Office released yellow weather warning for Monday - heavy rain and risk of flooding.

A statement from the Met Office confirms: “Heavy, occasionally thundery, slow moving showers this afternoon and evening will potentially give 10-20 mm in a couple of hours. These will most likely occur over central and western Scotland through the day.”

Edinburgh weather: St James Quarter flood damage 'mainly caused' in areas still under construction

Pictures and videos were posted across social media on Sunday after flash floods hit Edinburgh showing the newly opened building suffer bad leaking appearing to come from the roof.


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