A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran for the next 24 hours.

Heavy rain may affect the area on Tuesday evening and into Wednesday. Localised flooding of low lying land and roads from surface water and smaller watercourses is possible.

Floodline are asking people to remain vigilant and a spokesperson said: "Remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188."

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