Flood Warning Info - Preston to Paxton

Area Description

Preston to Paxton.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 11:17
Preston to Paxton
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Preston to Paxton. There is a risk to agricultural land near to the River Whiteadder from Preston to Paxton. Properties near to the River may be at risk at Cumledge Mill, Edington Mill and Chirnside Bridge. The river level at Abbey St. Bathens peaked around 11am this morning at a similar level to the event of July 2012. The lower reaches of the Whiteadder will continue to rise until around 3pm this afternoon. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest local sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Newtown Street in Duns. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING 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 23455


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 05:55
Preston to Paxton
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Preston to Paxton. There is a risk to agricultural land near to the River Whiteadder from Preston to Paxton. Properties near to the River may be at risk at Cumledge Mill, Duns, Edington Mill and Chirnside Bridge. The current forecast estimates river levels to peak around late morning but this may be extended if further heavy rainfall continues. River levels are likely to be similar to those in July 2012. SEPA will continue to monitor and provide updates as the situation changes. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest local sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Newtown Street in Duns. 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 WARNING 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 23455