Flood Alert Info - Edinburgh and Lothians

Area Description

Edinburgh and Lothians.
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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 09:42
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy and persistent rain is expected to affect the area from late Saturday through until Sunday afternoon. 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. Isolated property flooding could also 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 27 Aug 2019 15:30
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Thundery showers during Tuesday afternoon and evening could cause flooding impacts from surface water. Particularly at risk are urban areas and the transport network. There may be difficult driving conditions. Due to the localised nature of the showers, impacts may be isolated, with not all locations being affected. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 11:08
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy, persistent rain will continue throughout Sunday into early Monday morning in southern and central Scotland. This may lead to localised flooding from surface water, small watercourses and some larger rivers. Built up areas and the transport network are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel throughout the day and 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2019 11:44
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy and thundery showers are likely to develop in the area through Saturday afternoon and evening, although not all places will see them. This may lead to localised flooding from surface water and smaller rivers. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network. Possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. From late Saturday and during Sunday more widespread persistent rain is likely to affect the area. This may lead to flooding from surface water and rivers. Possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 8 Aug 2019 16:26
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. A band of heavy, persistent rain will push northward from the early morning across southern and central Scotland on Friday. This may lead to localised flooding from surface water and smaller rivers. Built up areas and the transport network are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel particularly around the Friday morning rush hour. Further heavy and thundery showers are likely to develop across the area later on Friday and Saturday although not all places within the alert area will see them. This may lead to localised flooding from surface water and smaller rivers. Built up areas and the transport network are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel throughout the day. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 7 Aug 2019 11:20
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy thundery showers are likely throughout Wednesday in the region. If your area is affected by a heavy thundery shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network with possible impacts including flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted by this. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 5 Aug 2019 10:40
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy and thundery showers are likely to develop in the area through Tuesday and Wednesday, particularly during the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted by this. If your area is affected by a heavy thundery shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network and possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 4 Aug 2019 10:20
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy and thundery showers are likely to develop in the area through Sunday afternoon and evening. This risk may extend into the early hours of Monday. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted by this. If your area is affected by a heavy thundery shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network and possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. Further heavy showers may also develop in the area again during Monday which may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. Possible impacts could include flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 3 Aug 2019 15:09
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy and thundery showers are likely to develop in the area through Sunday afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted by this. If your area is affected by a heavy thundery shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network and possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. Further heavy showers may also develop in the area again during Monday which may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. Possible impacts could include flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 1 Aug 2019 10:29
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Isolated heavy showers may affect the west of the area during Thursday, which could lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. Possible impacts may include flooding of low-lying land and roads, 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 11:07
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Isolated heavy showers may affect the west of the area during Wednesday. This could lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. Possible impacts could include flooding of low-lying land and roads, 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jul 2019 16:22
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy showers may affect the area from late Tuesday and on Wednesday although not all places will see them. This could lead to localised flooding from surface water and rivers. Possible impacts could include flooding of 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 10:44
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy and thundery showers will develop across central and southern Scotland through Sunday morning and early afternoon. This may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. Built up areas are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2019 10:29
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Persistent and at times heavy rain will spread across parts of central and southern Scotland on Saturday and persist through until Sunday. This may lead to surface water flooding and flooding from small watercourses, with western areas being most at risk. Built up areas are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2019 14:58
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Persistent and at times heavy rain will push across parts of central and southern Scotland from early on Saturday. This may lead to flooding due to surface water and from small watercourses. Built up areas are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jul 2019 11:31
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy thundery showers could affect this Flood Alert Area from early evening on Thursday through until Friday morning. These showers are likely to be very isolated, so many areas will not be affected. However where they do occur the heavy downpours could result in surface water flooding impacts. The greatest risk is if these occur over urban areas and the transport network. Impacts could include flooding to low-lying land, roads and properties, and disruption to travel. There is also a risk of localised flooding from small or fast-responding rivers if the heaviest showers occur over 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jul 2019 13:37
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Thunderstorms are expected across Scotland from midnight on Tuesday and through Wednesday morning, which could cause flooding impacts in this Flood Alert Area. However, the heaviest showers will be localised, so not all areas will be affected. The greatest risk is if these occur over urban areas and the transport network, which could see flooding from surface water. This could include flooding to low-lying land and roads, difficult driving conditions and flooding of properties. There is also a risk of localised flooding from small or fast-responding rivers should the heaviest showers occur over 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jul 2019 10:26
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy but isolated thundery showers on Saturday afternoon give a risk of flooding from surface water in some parts of this area, although some places will miss the heaviest showers. At most likely risk are urban areas and the transport network, where there could be flooding of low-lying land and roads with 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jul 2019 11:33
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Thundery showers during Friday evening and early Saturday morning give a risk of flooding from surface water. Particularly at risk are urban areas and the transport network. Due to the localised nature of the showers, impacts may be isolated with not all locations being affected. There is a possibility of further thundery showers during Saturday afternoon that may lead to minor localised surface water 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jul 2019 10:31
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. On Friday afternoon and evening, heavy showers are forecast that have the potential to cause minor surface water flooding in the region. Urban areas and the transport network could see disruption; however, any impacts are expected to be localised and brief. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jul 2019 08:15
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. On Thursday afternoon and evening a period of torrential thundery showers are forecast that have the potential to cause significant disruption where they fall on urban areas. This could cause flooding impacts in some parts of this Flood Alert area, although some places will miss the heaviest showers. At most likely risk are urban areas and the transport network, which could see disruption due to surface water flooding. This could include flooding of low-lying land and roads with difficult driving conditions. There could also be flooding from small and urban rivers if isolated rainfall is intense and prolonged. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jul 2019 11:39
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. On Wednesday afternoon and evening very isolated thundery showers are forecast that could cause minor flooding impacts where they fall on urban areas or the transport network. However, of greater importance are torrential showers forecast for Thursday afternoon and evening that could be slow-moving and thundery. These could cause more significant flooding impacts in some parts of this Flood Alert area, although some places will miss the heaviest showers. At most likely risk are urban areas and the transport network, which could see disruption due to surface water flooding. This could include flooding of low-lying land and roads with difficult driving conditions. There could also be flooding from small and urban rivers if isolated rainfall is intense and prolonged. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2019 10:43
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Isolated heavy showers may affect the area on Sunday afternoon. Isolated flooding of low lying land and roads 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 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2019 11:18
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. There is a very low risk of localised heavy thundery showers in the area on Saturday evening and night in particular in East and Mid Lothian. If these occur this could cause significant impacts due to surface water flooding, and flooding from small water courses. Possible impacts include flooding affecting parts of communities, and disruption to infrastructure. Due to the showery nature of the rainfall, it is difficult to predict which areas will be affected. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jun 2019 16:05
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy thundery rain is possible on Monday which may lead to surface water flooding impacts. This could cause disruption due to flooding from local surface water runoff and over-spilling of small watercourses. Due to the nature of the rainfall, it is difficult to predict which areas are most at risk, however the overall risk is expected to decline by the end of the day. Members of the public are advised to check Traffic Scotland website before travelling. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 16:00
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. River levels will remain high throughout Thursday evening and into Friday morning, particularly in the east of the region. Any residual impacts from river and surface water flooding may continue during this time, with conditions expected to improve later on Friday. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 10:44
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Persistent rainfall on Thursday will cause river levels to rise from the early hours and through the morning. Flooding from rivers and surface water is likely during this time. Typical impacts could include flooding of properties, flooding of infrastructure and travel disruption. The area at most risk is East Lothian and Mid Lothian. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 11:09
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Persistent rainfall during Wednesday evening and into Thursday will cause river levels to rise. Flooding from rivers and surface water is possible during this time. Typical impacts could include flooding to low lying land and roads leading to travel disruption and possibly flooding of properties. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jun 2019 12:05
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. A period of heavy rain from the early hours of Saturday morning could cause isolated flooding from rivers and small watercourses during Saturday, particularly in East Lothian areas. Low-lying land and roads could also be affected by surface water, particularly in known trouble spots. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jun 2019 10:52
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy localised showers over the area during Wednesday may cause isolated surface water and small watercourse flooding, but the likelihood of any particular location being affected is very low. Potential impacts may include localised flooding of low-lying land and the transport network. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2018 10:42
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. This alert is for coastal flooding On Sunday into Monday morning high tides and moderate waves bring a risk of wave overtopping to locations exposed to the north and north east. Potential impacts include minor wave and spray overtopping at sea defences and low lying coastal locations. The periods of greatest risk are around high water at 16:00 and 04:00 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jun 2018 10:28
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 14:52
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 11:54
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. 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. 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 rain may affect the area on Saturday evening into Sunday. Isolated flooding of low lying land and roads 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 16:43
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 21 Apr 2018 17:36
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Thunderstorms overnight are expected to bring heavy rain to Edinburgh and the Lothians 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 11:06
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy rain and snow melt will give a risk of flooding from surface water and small watercourses during Wednesday. Most at risk are roads and urban areas at lower levels, where there is more likely to be rain than snow. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 13:00
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. River levels in area may respond to snowmelt on Wednesday. Isolated flooding of low-lying land and roads 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 16:26
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. 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. There is also a risk of flooding from small watercourses on Tuesday. 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 23200


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 11:16
Edinburgh and Lothians
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. This alert is for coastal and river flooding Due to a combination of high tides and large waves there is a risk of isolated flooding from waves and spray overtopping in exposed low lying areas. The periods of greatest risk are around high tide at 5pm on Friday afternoon and 5am on Saturday morning. Rivers in the area may respond to rain on Friday. There is a risk of flooding to low lying land, roads and isolated properties from rivers, small watercourses and surface water. 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 23200


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 14:53
Edinburgh and Lothians
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Edinburgh and Lothians. Heavy rain will affect the area during Thursday evening and into Friday. There is a risk of flooding to low lying land, roads and isolated properties from rivers, small watercourse and surface water. 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 23200