Police Scotland mentioned “various automobiles” had been caught between the landslides close to the city of Inveraray in Argyll and Bute on Saturday.
Whereas London and southern England basked in unseasonably heat weather, the Met Office issued amber and yellow rain warnings for large parts of Scotland and northern England from Saturday to Sunday morning.
A Police Scotland spokesperson mentioned: “We had been known as to studies of a number of landslides on the A83 and A815 on the morning of Saturday, 7 October, 2023.
“Quite a few automobiles had been caught between the landslides.
“Emergency providers, together with HM Coastguard, attended and ten folks had been airlifted to security. There have been no studies of accidents.
“The roads stay closed and drivers are urged to keep away from journey within the space.”
Vincent Fitzsimons, flood obligation supervisor for the Scottish Atmosphere Safety Company (SEPA), mentioned flood warnings had been issued throughout Scotland.
He mentioned: “I need to be very clear that this isn’t a traditional autumn day for Scotland.
“We’re anticipating intensive river and floor water flooding in affected areas. There’s a hazard to life. There might be widespread impacts to street and rail. There’s a threat of extra vital group scale property flooding.”
A yellow rain warning overlaying a lot of Scotland, energetic from midnight on Saturday to 6am on Sunday, might deliver rainfall of 50-75mm in low-lying areas and near 100mm on greater floor.
The Met Workplace warns this might result in houses and companies.
Inside that could be a separate amber warning overlaying Central Scotland, Tayside and Fife from 3am on Saturday to 6am the next day.
The Met Workplace mentioned this space might see as a lot as 150-180mm of rainfall accumulating within the wettest spots with many areas struggling heavy rain already in a single day.
Community Rail Scotland posted on X, previously Twitter: “A month’s price of rain is anticipated as we speak, doubtless resulting in widespread flooding throughout Scotland.
“With this in thoughts, we’re limiting prepare speeds on virtually all routes to guard passengers, workers and the railway. Verify your journey earlier than travelling.”
Rail providers being cancelled on Saturday embrace London North Jap Railway (LNER) trains north of Newcastle in addition to a number of routes throughout Scotland.
Avanti West Coast additionally suggested clients between Scotland and Preston to not journey, and confirmed there can be no providers operating north of the latter.
Transpennine Categorical providers between Manchester, Liverpool, Preston to Carlisle and Glasgow and Edinburgh are additionally affected.
A LNER spokesman mentioned: “Clients are suggested to not journey north of Newcastle.”
Scotland’s Transport Minister Fiona Hyslop mentioned: “It’s essential folks plan their journeys earlier than they set off.
“Motorists ought to be certain their routes can be found, comply with the journey recommendation from Police Scotland and drive in accordance with the circumstances.
“In case you are planning to journey by prepare, ferry or airplane, please test along with your operators to see if the circumstances are having any impression in your providers.”
Sporting occasions throughout Scotland have additionally been hit by the heavy rain with the third spherical of the Alfred Dunhill Hyperlinks golf championship at St Andrews postponed till Sunday.