Flood Alert Info - Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City

Area Description

Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 16:20
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Rainfall during the early part of Tuesday, along with snowmelt, has caused a rise in river levels. There is a risk of flooding along the upper Dee, particularly the reaches upstream of Aboyne and in the Ballater area. Flooding of agricultural land adjacent to the river is possible. Levels are expected to peak on Tuesday evening and drop down overnight. Levels towards Aberdeen will fall during Wednesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 14:18
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Rainfall during the early part of Tuesday, along with snowmelt, has caused a rise in river levels. There is a risk of flooding along the upper Dee, particularly the reaches upstream of Aboyne and in the Ballater area. Levels are expected to peak on Tuesday evening and drop down overnight. Levels towards Aberdeen will fall during Wednesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2018 10:48
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1830 and 0715 on Sunday (time for Aberdeen). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2018 17:16
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1830 (time for Aberdeen). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2018 10:53
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for coastal flooding On Sunday into Monday high tides and moderate waves bring a risk of wave overtopping to exposed locations to the north and north east coast. Potential impacts include wave and spray overtopping of sea defences and isolated flooding of land and roads in low lying coastal locations. The periods of greatest risk are around high water at 14:00 and 02:00 Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2018 09:58
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for coastal flooding On Sunday into Monday morning high tides and moderate waves bring a risk of wave overtopping to exposed locations to the north and north east coast. Potential impacts include wave and spray overtopping of sea defences and isolated flooding of land and roads in low lying coastal locations. The periods of greatest risk are around high water at 15:00 and 03:00. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2018 17:41
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for coastal flooding On Sunday high tides and moderate waves bring a risk of wave overtopping to exposed locations to the north and north east coast. Potential impacts include wave and spray overtopping of sea defences and isolated flooding of land and roads in low lying coastal locations. The periods of greatest risk are around high water at 03:00 and 15:00. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2018 11:52
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for surface water and fluvial flooding. Heavy and persistent rainfall is expected. This will lead to a risk of flooding from surface water in the afternoon and evening of Thursday and from watercourses throughout Thursday into Friday. Impacts are likely to include localised flooding of low-lying land and roads, disruption to travel and difficult driving conditions. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2018 16:00
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for surface water and fluvial flooding. Heavy and persistent rainfall is expected from Wednesday afternoon. This will lead to a risk of flooding from surface water in the afternoon and evening of Wednesday and from watercourses from Wednesday evening into Thursday. Impacts are likely to include localised flooding of low-lying land and roads, disruption to travel and difficult driving conditions. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 17:35
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This Flood Alert is for coastal and fluvial flooding. Low lying communities on the Aberdeenshire coast may experience isolated flooding issues during periods of high tide early on Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon. Moderate to high waves have the potential to cause some spray and wave overtopping in areas with an east or south east exposure. Current forecasts indicate that waves will be slightly higher early on Saturday morning than during the afternoon in these areas. Small watercourses in the Dee and North Esk catchments are expected to respond to prolonged rainfall overnight into Saturday morning, with the potential to flood low lying agricultural land and roads in these areas. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 13:12
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This Flood Alert is for coastal flooding. Low lying communities on the Aberdeenshire coast may experience isolated flooding issues during periods of high tide early on Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon. Moderate to high waves have the potential to cause some spray and wave overtopping in areas with an east or south east exposure. Current forecasts indicate that waves will be slightly higher early on Saturday morning than during the afternoon in these areas. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 16:01
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Persistent rain is forecast to continue to affect the south of the area on Sunday evening through into Monday morning. There is a risk of flooding to low-lying land and roads from surface water and small watercourses in the areas that see the heaviest rainfall. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 3 Aug 2018 10:12
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy showers will affect the region during Friday afternoon and early evening, which may cause localised surface water flooding issues, especially in urban areas and on the road network. Smaller watercourses may also rise during more prolonged periods of rainfall. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 13:52
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Thunderstorms and heavy showers over night could lead to minor surface water flooding impacts, such as localised flooding of land and roads, travel disruption, and difficult driving conditions. The greatest risk will be from approximately 2am through to 2pm on Saturday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jun 2018 10:32
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy and thundery showers are expected to affect the area on Sunday afternoon. It is not currently possible to predict exactly which areas will be affected, and some areas may miss the worst of the heavy rain. The heaviest showers are more likely to occur over hills and high ground, however, if the heaviest showers fall over built-up areas or fast-responding rivers there could be isolated flooding to low-lying land, roads and buildings. There could be disruption to travel. The showers are expected to become less frequent into Sunday evening. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 13:28
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy and thundery showers are expected to affect the area on Saturday afternoon. It is not currently possible to predict exactly which areas will be affected, and some areas may miss the worst of the heavy rain. However, if the heaviest showers fall over built-up areas or fast-responding rivers there could be flooding to low-lying land, roads and buildings and disruption to travel. People should be aware and prepared to act. The risk is expected to decline into Saturday evening, but there is potential for further heavy showers in some areas on Sunday afternoon. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jun 2018 14:48
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the west of the area on Sunday. It is currently not possible to define exactly what areas will be affected and some areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers and thunderstorms. However where these thunderstorms do occur they are could bring torrential rain. People should be aware and prepared to act. If these showers coincide with built-up areas there is a risk of surface water flooding to properties and roads, and disruption to infrastructure and travel. There is also a risk of flooding to properties and roads from smaller rivers and watercourses if the heavy downpours occur over small urban or fast responding catchments. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 17:17
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the area during Saturday. It is currently not possible to define exactly what areas will be affected and some areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers and thunderstorms. However where these thunderstorms do occur they are likely to bring torrential rain. People should be aware and prepared to act. Heavy thundery downpours may affect western parts of Aberdeenshire again during Sunday from late morning through to Sunday evening If these showers coincide with built-up areas there is a risk of surface water flooding to properties and roads, and disruption to infrastructure and travel. There is also a risk of flooding to properties and roads from smaller rivers and watercourses if the heavy downpours occur over small urban or fast responding catchments. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 12:08
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the area during Saturday. It is currently not possible to define exactly what areas will be affected and some areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers and thunderstorms. However where these thunderstorms do occur they are likely to bring torrential rain. People should be aware and prepared to act. The period of greatest risk is Saturday afternoon and evening. If these showers coincide with built-up areas there is a risk of surface water flooding to properties and roads, and disruption to infrastructure and travel. There is also a risk of flooding to properties and roads from smaller rivers and watercourses if the heavy downpours occur over small urban or fast responding catchments. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 10:37
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Heavy thundery downpours may affect western parts of Aberdeenshire during Friday and again on Saturday. It is currently not possible to define exactly what areas will be affected and some areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers and thunderstorms. However where these thunderstorms do occur they are likely to bring torrential rain. People should be aware and prepared to act. If these showers coincide with built-up areas there is a risk of surface water flooding to properties and roads, and disruption to infrastructure and travel. There is also a risk of flooding to properties and roads from smaller rivers and watercourses if the heavy downpours occur over small urban or fast responding catchments. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 21 Apr 2018 17:44
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Thunderstorms overnight are expected to bring heavy rain to eastern parts of Aberdeenshire between the hours of 10pm and 4am. This could lead to minor flooding impacts such as flooding of low lying land and roads, particularly if the heaviest showers fall on roads or built up areas. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 12:28
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Rivers in the area remain high following rainfall and snowmelt on Tuesday. Some surface water and river flooding impact may be ongoing. Smaller watercourses in the areas may respond to snowmelt during Wednesday. Isolated flooding of low lying land and roads from smaller watercourses and surface water is possible. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 12:18
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Persistent rain is forecast to affect the area on Tuesday. This in combination with melting snow in lower areas brings a risk of flooding from surface water and smaller water courses in eastern areas on Tuesday into Wednesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 11:46
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Persistent rain is forecast to affect the area on Monday and again on Tuesday. This in combination with melting snow in lower areas brings a risk of flooding from surface water. There is also a risk of flooding from smaller watercourses in lower lying eastern areas. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 15:30
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. River levels across the region will remain high overnight Wednesday into Thursday due to a combination of snowmelt and heavy rain. Some areas will continue to see isolated river and surface water flooding issues, with flooding of low lying land and roads possible. Particularly at risk is the lower Dee around Wednesday evening; high river levels may interact with the high tide to give minor flooding. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 17:37
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Coastal conditions in the area are generally expected to ease. However there remains a possibility of isolated flooding from wave overtopping in exposed communities around high tide at midnight on Wednesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 11:48
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. High tides combined with a storm surge are expected to affect coastlines in this area on Wednesday afternoon. Coastal communities may be affected by isolated flooding and wave overtopping. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 17:20
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for coastal flooding. Large waves will affect continue to affect the north Aberdeenshire coast during Thursday evening and into Friday morning, which will bring a risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed parts of the coast, particularly around high tide, which will occur around 03:00 on Friday. There could be flooding to low-lying land and roads at exposed locations, and local disruption to travel. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 09:30
Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. This alert is for coastal flooding. Large waves will affect the north Aberdeenshire coast during Thursday, which will bring a risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed parts of the coast around high tide on Thursday. The period of greatest risk is around 1500 on Thursday. There could be flooding to low-lying land and roads at exposed locations, and local disruption to travel. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.