27th January 2013 – Dumfries flooded (again!!)

After the snow and then the rain, comes the flood. The Whitesands in Dumfries floods on a regular basis. Most times it’s just the car park that gets submerged, but every so often it’s worse…

A woman looks at the advancing water from her shop window. Whitesands, Dumfries.

A woman looks at the advancing water from her shop window. Whitesands, Dumfries.

A man and his dog manage to get through while the water is still shallow. Whitesands, Dumfries.

A man and his dog manage to get through while the water is still shallow. Whitesands, Dumfries.

252 Spares is always the worst hit as it is the lowest shop on the street. Whitesands, Dumfries.

252 Spares is always the worst hit as it is the lowest shop on the street. Whitesands, Dumfries.

A couple wading along Brewery Street. Dumfries.

A couple wading along Brewery Street. Dumfries.

I wasn't the only photographer out today! Whitesands, Dumfries.

I wasn’t the only photographer out today! Whitesands, Dumfries.

The River Nith and the Whitesands from the Devorgilla Bridge. Dumfries.

The River Nith and the Whitesands from the Devorgilla Bridge. Dumfries.

A Man negotiating the flood waters. Whitesands, Dumfries.

A Man negotiating the flood waters. Whitesands, Dumfries.

Brewery Street, Dumfries.

Brewery Street, Dumfries.

A man uses silicon sealant to try and keep the water out of the pub. Brewery Street, Dumfries.

A man uses silicon sealant to try and keep the water out of the pub. Brewery Street, Dumfries.

Whitesands, Dumfries.

Whitesands, Dumfries.

A wee bit of water is no problem for a dog. Whitesands, Dumfries.

A wee bit of water is no problem for a dog. Whitesands, Dumfries.

There's always time for a quick fag. Whitesands, Dumfries.

There’s always time for a quick fag. Whitesands, Dumfries.

About sarphoto

Simon is a short, balding photographer from Raumati Beach, New Zealand. He now lives in Scotland and likes vegemite on toast, cats, hats, cities, sunny days in Kirkcudbrightshire and taking photographs.
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3 Responses to 27th January 2013 – Dumfries flooded (again!!)

  1. Pingback: Sunday January 27th 2013 « 24 hour photo – by S.A.Robinson

  2. sethsnap says:

    Yikes.. Look at all that water. Great shots.

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