UK weather: Storm Babet forces evacuations in red alert area of Brechin due to floods | UK News

All residents have been told to leave the town of Brechin in Angus due to flooding from Storm Babet.

A severe flood warning is set to be put in place for the Brechin River and South Esk area, Angus Council has said.

Those in the affected areas should leave their homes.

The council will be going door to door shortly.

It comes as severe weather warnings are in place in parts of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland as Storm Babet sweeps the UK.

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A workman clears the drains in the village of Edzell, Scotland, ahead of Storm Babet
A workman clears the drains in the village of Edzell in Angus

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