A flood alert has today, Thursday December 24, been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City.
River levels on the upper Dee and rivers in southern Aberdeenshire are very high.
They will fall during Thursday but there remains a risk of localised flooding.
High tides around midday Thursday could elevate river levels in tidal reaches of the Dee for a time.
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.