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TextUp to 50 people are trapped in cars after two landslides and floods in Stirlingshire swept vehicles off a main road.
Helicopters are helping with the emergency rescue effort near Loch Earn on the A85 after heavy rains.
Police spokesman Gavin Thornton said they were concerned for the safety of those caught.
UP TO 20 vehicles were trapped today in a landslide on a motorway in central Scotland caused by bad weather, a police officer told Sky News television.
Emergency services were unable to reach the people because of mudslides. A navy helicopter was on its way to the scene near Lochearn Head, to the north of the city of Stirling, he said.
Michael Mulford, spokesman for RAF Kinloss, said: "At about 6pm (3am Wednesday AEST) we had reports of a landslide and flooding near Loch Earn".
Eighteen people have been airlifted to safety but 30 remain trapped in their cars by two landslides in Scotland.
The vehicles were caught out by hours of heavy rain around Loch Earn on the A85 in Stirlingshire.