Residents have been Evacuated from their homes after Scottish villages were affected by Flooding after heavy Rain.Residents in Comrie, Perthshire, were forced to leave when the Water of Ruchill burst its banks just before 8am .Tayside Fire and Rescue Service said about 70 firefighters and 10 appliances were at the scene, including water rescue teams.The flooding has extended into large parts of Dalginross, Camp Road, Bank Road, Tay Avenue, Glebe Road and Duke Road, the fire service said.Roads around Dalginross have been closed by police and an emergency rest centre has been set up by Perth and Kinross Council at Strathearn leisure centre in nearby Crieff. Properties have also been flooded in Dunblane, Aberfoyle and Callander, a spokesman for Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service said, leading to the main street in Aberfoyle being closed in both directions.A Red Cross spokesman said the volunteers, who are based in Dundee, have helped more than 20 people who were evacuated from their properties, including a number of elderly people from two care homes.
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