Storm Francis: Forth Road Bridge closed to double decker buses as strong winds batter Lothians
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The Forth Road Bridge was closed to double deck buses on Tuesday afternoon (Aug 25), due to winds gusting over 45mph.
Edinburgh is also set experience some severe gale force winds, with gusts of up to 40mph set to hit at around 4pm on Tuesday.
A statement from the Met Office said: "Rain will affect to all parts today with some heavy spells and accompanied by strong easterly winds.
“The rain will turn more showery in the afternoon with winds easing. Maximum temperature 17 °C.”
Heavy flooding has also caused disruption on the rail tracks, with LNER putting on replacement services from some stations north of Edinburgh to Edinburgh.
Meanwhile, Scotrail said they have received reports of flooding on the line near Burntisland.
Posting on Twitter, Scotrail wrote: “Train services running through this station may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Keep an eye on our app/website for changes to your journey.”
Traffic Scotland have also warned drivers of lots of surface water on the roads.
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