Edinburgh suffered a high volume of rainfall in a short period of time on Monday afternoon.

Flooding in Edinburgh: The pictures that show true impact heavy downpours had on the Capital

Edinburgh suffered a high volume of rainfall in a short period of time on Monday afternoon.

Half a month's worth of rain fell in just three hours as roads transport links and roads struggled to cope. Take a look through our gallery below, which shows just how the people of Edinburgh were affected:

Edinburgh was submerged by a month's worth of rain falling in just three hours on Monday - causing major disruption on the transport networks,

1. Edinburgh flash floods

Edinburgh was submerged by a month's worth of rain falling in just three hours on Monday - causing major disruption on the transport networks,
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Motorists faced huge delays on Monday evening after roads became unpassable around the city.

2. Edinburgh flash floods

Motorists faced huge delays on Monday evening after roads became unpassable around the city.
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Several areas the west of the city were the worst hit - forcing businesses to close early.

3. Edinburgh flash floods

Several areas the west of the city were the worst hit - forcing businesses to close early.
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Numerous roads quickly became 'no go areas' as water levels rose.

4. Edinburgh flash floods

Numerous roads quickly became 'no go areas' as water levels rose.
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