Tiny particles known as aerosols can influence powerful storms and are “diminutive downpour makers”, researchers have found.
A map showing the potential impact of Storm Caroline states that the Dundee coastline could be flooded by a high tide.
The Met Office has issued a warning for “heavy and persistent rain” for large parts of Tayside this weekend.
Motorists have been advised that roadworks on a key route in Dundee have been extended by two nights.
Tayside has recorded its second-wettest June since 1910.
Fans hoping to enjoy Little Mix's long-anticipated appearance in Dundee have been given a boost by two upbeat weather forecasts.
A man has died after a tree fell on his car during the prolonged spell of rain and wind that has plagued Tayside in the past 24 hours.
The Met Office has warned that homes could be flooded with the current spell of rain set to get heavier over the next 24 hours.
Camperdown Wildlife Centre has been forced to close today as Dundee and Tayside suffers a miserable day of weather.
Dundonians have been making the most of the sunny and dry weather — with no rain falling at all so far this month.
Dundee has been ranked among the driest cities in Scotland, helping to cement its reputation as the country's sunniest place to live.
Weather forecasters today revealed Dundee has experienced one of its wettest summers on record.
Don't forget your brolly if you're heading out and about today.
Tayside could be set for a mini heatwave next week with forecasters predicting temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Part of a Dundee road was completely destroyed after Tayside was on the receiving end of nearly a fifth of its monthly rainfall in one hour.
A Dundee golf course was quite literally given an added hazard at the weekend after heavy rain brought flash-flooding.
A busy Dundee road looked more like a river today after flash flooding hit the area.
Betting has been suspended in Tayside over whether this will be the wettest June on record.
You knew this would happen: the first public holiday of "summer" and it's absolutely lashing it down.
Dundee has received a welcome dose of sunshine this month — but don’t pack away the umbrellas just yet.