Major search in Kintore flood water

Emergency services were called to Kintore this morning to search for a man believed missing in the flood waters of the River Don.

Police divers, water rescue units, ambulance and fire crews were joined during the morning by a rescue helicopter which is hovering over the river.

Flood rescue
Rescue services gather at the Bridge of the River Don in Kintore

It is reported that the man is missing after a tractor was swept away in the flood that has followed more than 24 hours of heavy rain. This is the second time in three months that there has been substantial flooding at Boat of Kintore.

The B977 over the River Don is under several feet of water and Northern Road has been closed at the flyover onto the A96 due to flooding.

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