Flood Alert Info - Argyll and Bute

Area Description

Argyll and Bute.

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 13 Nov 2018 16:09
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Locally heavy rain is forecast to affect the area from late Tuesday evening and during Wednesday morning. There is a risk of isolated flooding to low lying land and roads from small watercourses and surface water. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2018 11:49
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. This Flood Alert is for river, surface water and coastal flooding. There is the potential for heavy rain to affect the area from late Thursday through into Friday morning. Southern parts of the area are at greatest risk, where there could be flooding to low-lying land and roads. If the rain coincides with any built up areas, property flooding could occur, mainly from small watercourses and there could be ponding of water in known trouble spots. High tides noted below could exacerbate any issues in coastal areas. Further rainfall is expected on Friday evening which could again cause some flooding issues and a further update on this will be provided tomorrow. High tides will affect coastal areas from early on Friday morning through until Saturday. Impacts if realised could include flooding to low-lying land and roads and some isolated wave overtopping at or around the time of high tide. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 15:11
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy rain is expected to develop late on Tuesday evening and persist through into Wednesday. Some localised surface water flooding issues are possible, particularly if the rain coincides with any built up areas or the road network. Difficult driving conditions are likely during some of the heaviest outbreaks of rain and localised flooding from small watercourses could occur. SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and further updates will appear here if the situation changes. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2018 14:20
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy and persistent rainfall has been forecast for overnight Friday through to Saturday afternoon. This may cause disruption due to flooding from surface water run-off and small watercourses throughout Saturday. Flooding impacts from rivers may continue into Sunday. Impacts are likely to include localised flooding of land and roads, pooling of water in known trouble spots, 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2018 16:42
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. This Flood Alert is for coastal flooding. On Friday, high tides are expected to affect the area due to a storm surge and large waves associated with Storm Callum. The greatest risk is expected on Friday at around 2:30am and again at 3:30pm in the Firth of Clyde and at around 8pm up towards Oban. Localised flooding to low-lying land and roads is likely. Spray and wave overtopping along coastal roads and sea fronts is also possible. SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and further updates will appear here if the situation changes. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 11:50
Argyll and Bute
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Persistent and heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the area through Tuesday. Some localised river flooding to low lying land and roads is expected, this will be accompanied by difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots. Isolated property flooding could also occur. Further updates will appear here if necessary. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2018 12:16
Argyll and Bute
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. A spell of persistent and heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the area through Monday and most of Tuesday. Some localised river flooding to low lying land and roads is expected, this will be accompanied by difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots. Isolated property flooding could also occur. Further updates will appear here if necessary 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2018 11:06
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. A spell of persistent and heavy rain is expected to affect the area through Sunday and into Monday. Some localised river flooding to low lying land and roads is likely, this will be accompanied by difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots. Further updates will appear here. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 19 Sep 2018 09:10
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of a positive surge, strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from waves and spray overtopping in low lying areas. Areas exposed to the west and south west will be most likely to observe flooding impacts. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 17 Sep 2018 21:21
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Rivers in the area are expected to respond to heavy rain Monday evening into Tuesday morning. There is a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2018 15:29
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. An area of heavy rain will spread in to Argyll and Bute from the south west this evening. Minor impacts such as localised flooding of low lying land and roads and disruption to transport is likely if the heaviest rain falls over built up areas or major roads. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 11:57
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. 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 falls 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jun 2018 12:26
Argyll and Bute
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the area on Monday. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jun 2018 12:44
Argyll and Bute
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy thundery downpours are likely to affect the area during 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 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. Further heavy showers may affect the area again on Monday bringing a further risk of flooding and disruption to travel. 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 11:58
Argyll and Bute
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the area during Saturday and again 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 likely to bring torrential rain. People should be aware and prepared to act. The periods of greatest risk are Saturday afternoon and evening and again on Sunday 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 15:44
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy thundery downpours are likely to affect areas across Scotland 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 24100


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2017 10:27
Argyll and Bute
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Further heavy rain on Sunday will lead to a risk of localised flooding from rivers and small watercourses. This could affect low-lying land and roads and known trouble spots. There is also likely to be local 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24100


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2017 10:58
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. Heavy rain on Saturday night and Sunday will lead to a risk of localised flooding from rivers and small watercourses. This could affect low-lying land and roads and known trouble spots. There is also likely to be local 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24100


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 12:35
Argyll and Bute
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Argyll and Bute. This alert is for coastal flooding. A surge and large waves will bring the risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed parts of the coast on Thursday. This may cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads. The times of greatest risk are around high tide on Thursday morning. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24100