Fife and Aberdeenshire school closures: full list of schools closed for second day due to flooding

Schools across Scotland had been set to reopen after closing on March 20

East and central Scotland experienced dramatic thunderstorms on Tuesday night (Shutterstock)
East and central Scotland experienced dramatic thunderstorms on Tuesday night (Shutterstock)

Several schools in Fife and Aberdeen have been forced to shut due to flooding problems for a second day. Pupils had been set to return to school on Wednesday.

Dyce and Fernielea School are among the centres of education affected, after torrential rain and thunderstorms caused widespread disruption across central and eastern Scotland on Tuesday night

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Thirteen nurseries, primary schools and high schools across the two council areas have been unable to open due to health and safety issues.

School closures in Fife

The following schools will not reopen in Fife on August 12:

Freuchie Nursery (Building Problems)

St Pauls R C Primary School (Health and safety)

School closures in Aberdeen

Dyce School (Flooding and water damage)

Fernielea School (Flooding)

Gilcomstoun School (Flooding)

Greenbrae School (Electrical checks)

Greenbrae School (Electrical checks)

Harlaw Academy (Flooding)

Kirkhill School (Flooding

Ferryhill School (Electrical checks)

Riverbank School (Flooding)

Stoneywood School (Electrical checks)

Westpark School (Flooding)

For the latest update on Aberdeen schools visit here

Wild weather causes disruption across Scotland

The closures came after heavy rain and thunderstorms caused travel disruption and flooding in several parts of the country on Tuesday night

Rail passengers and motorists were facing disruption due to the conditions on Wednesday morning with ScotRail tweeting that due to “extremely heavy rain” and flooding on the railway, services across the country will be delayed or cancelled.

In Fife, a landslide caused the closure of the A921 between Kinghorn and Burntisland.

Heavy flooding also affected Kirkcaldy, with cars parked at the town’s Victoria Hospital piled on top of each other after floating.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of thunderstorms for the eastern half of Scotland which is in force until midnight on Wednesday.

It warned that some places are likely to see “further severe thunderstorms”, but with “significant uncertainty in location and timing”.