Oban restaurant floods as Storm Brendan brings gusts of up to 80mph

Fire crews set up pumps to remove water from Bar Rio and the Columba Hotel, Oban, due to the basement filling with six inches of water courtesy of Storm Brendan, which brought heavy tides, wind and rain. Photograph: Kevin McGlynn

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Hurricane Brendan brought some challenging conditions in Argyll yesterday and during the night, particularly during high tide, when many areas saw flooding.

Fire crews set up pumps to remove water from Bar Rio and the Columba Hotel, Oban, due to the basement filling with six inches of water courtesy of Storm Brendan, which brought heavy tides, wind and rain. Photograph: Kevin McGlynn

The basement at Bar Rio suffered due to flooding with Oban firefighters attending to help clear out the water.

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