A flood alert has been issued for Dundee and Angus with severe thunderstorms forecast overnight.
While the area basked in glorious sunshine today, the weather is set for a dramatic turn.
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for rain and the Scottish Environment Pretection Agency (SEPA) has said drainage systems ‘may struggle to cope’.
The yellow weather warning is in place for much of the UK, though it’s not expected to effect Tayside until the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Alex Burkill, a forecaster at the Met Office, told the Tele we could see some activity in the sky this evening.
He said: “The Dundee area is likely to see activity in the early hours of Wednesday until we see the first sway of heavy thundery showers.
“Around 30mm of rain could fall in an hour and it’s likely there could be hail and lightning too.
“Going in to Wednesday it’s looking like there will be more frequent showers.”
A statement from SEPA read: “Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to pass close to the area on Wednesday, this increases the possibility of some surface water and river flooding.
“In built up areas, drainage systems may struggle to cope with the intensity of the rain and so surface water flooding is possible on the road network or in flood prone low lying areas. Travel disruption and flooding to properties is possible if the rain becomes prolonged.
“Small and medium sized watercourses may rise quickly in response to the rain, with flooding to low lying land and roads a possibility.
“SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and further updates will appear here if the situation changes.”