A 'danger to life' warning has ben issued as flooding has been forecast across Ayrshire this weekend.

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) sent out the alert, which is set to last throughout Saturday and parts of Sunday.

A yellow flood alert is in place in Ayrshire and Arran this weekend, as well as several other parts of Scotland.

This is in addition to a yellow Met Office warning also being in place for parts of Ayrshire this weekend.

Ruth Ellis, Flood Duty Manager for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), said: “A major rainfall event is expected bringing significant prolonged heavy rain throughout Saturday.

“As a result, we’re likely to see extensive river and surface water flooding impacts across those areas.

"Danger to life, widespread property flooding, flooding of roads and disruption to infrastructure is possible.

“We would advise people living and working in the affected areas to consider any steps they need to take now to be prepared for flooding impacts and consider whether their journey is necessary."

You can find the latest information on SEPA's regional Flood Alerts and local Flood Warnings at www.floodlinescotland.org.uk/floodupdates.