Customers in the Capital’s brand new St James Quarter took footage of water leaking through the building’s roof, flooding several stores in levels below as heavy rainfall battered most of the city.
Pools of water collected in the Gyle Shopping Centre and flash flooding caused travel disruption in parts of the city including Stockbridge and Gorgie.
Here are some pictures showing the chaos the thunderstorm caused for Edinburgh on Sunday.
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1. Thunderstorm hits Edinburgh
Heavy rainfall battered Edinburgh during a thunderstorm that gripped the city on Sunday afternoon. Streets turned into rivers and flash-floods caused traffic disruption across the city.
2. Stockbridge hit by heavy rainfall
Pedestrians in Stockbridge with their hoods up as heavy rainfall floods streets in Edinburgh's New Town.
3. Wellies on
A pedestrian stands in the middle of a flooded street wearing wellies. Severe flash flooding in Stockbridge caused local shops in the area to shut temporarily.
4. Cars almost submerged in water
Cars parked in Comley Bank in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, were pictured almost submerged in rainwater after flash floods hit parts of the city during the storm.