Image: Streets in Giffnock were badly affected by flash flooding
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TORRENTIAL rain lashed much of the UK yesterday leaving two people dead and dozens of homes flooded.
A full scale clean-up operation was under way in Fife after properties in Cupar and Freuchie were swamped with up to five feet of floodwater.
According to meteorologists, almost half a month's rainfall fell in one night. A total of 31mm of rain was recorded at RAF Leuchars through the night, compared with 13mm in Edinburgh and the Borders.
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Flooding has affected several areas in the west of Scotland after heavy rain fell across the area for a third day.
Two feet of water covered streets in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, while streets in Giffnock in Glasgow and Greenock in Invercylde, were also badly affected.
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