A flood alert has been issued by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) for parts of Ayrshire for late this afternoon into this evening (July 28).

The alert states that heavy, slow-moving showers are pushing into the south of the area .

This may lead to flooding impacts from surface water and small watercourses, although any flooding is likely to be localised.

East, South and North Ayrshire are all included in the alert.

Typical impacts are likely to include flooding of low-lying land, isolated properties and travel disruption. Built up areas and the transport network are said to be at greatest risk.

People are being asked to remain vigilant and 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. 

Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24200.

The full alert can be seen here.