Ferries cancelled and flood warnings as Storm Brendan hits

Parts of Scotland have been hit by severe gales and flooding as Storm Brendan sweeps in from the Atlantic. Ferry routes covering much of the west coast as well as the Northern Isles have been cancelled or disrupted. A large tree has fallen at Maybole in South Ayrshire, partially blocking the A77, and may take several hours to clear. The Scottish Environment Prot more