Roads flooded and warnings for motorists as heavy rain hits Fife

Motorists in Fife are being advised to drive with caution as freezing rain, sleet and snow continues to batter Fife making for challenging conditions on the roads.

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 10:09 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 11:12 am
Motorists advised to drive with caution as flooding and heavy makes for treacherous drivign conditions.
Motorists advised to drive with caution as flooding and heavy makes for treacherous drivign conditions.

Large amounts of melting snow, coupled with heavy rainfall overnight and this morning has left a number of roads flooded forcing many motorists to find alternative routes.

The B9157 close to Orrock Quarry is flooded in several places, while many motorists on the B921 between Aberdour and Burntisland were also forced to turn back because the road was been made impassable.

A spokesman for Fife Council has advised motorists across the region to drive with caution with routes “passable with care”.

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Some motorists took their chances to get through flooding on the B921 Aberdour to Burntisalnd road.

At present the Fife authority is advising of just one road closure, that of the B925 Auchtertool to Mossmorran road because of drifting snow.

The Met Office have a Yellow warning in place for heavy rain and snow today across the region, with snow mainly over high ground but wet snow to low levels for a time.

Some surface water flooding is also possible at low levels and significant falls of snow over the hills.

Some motorists took their chances to get through flooding on the B921 Aberdour to Burntisalnd road.