Flood Alert Info - Ayrshire and Arran

Area Description

Ayrshire and Arran.

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 Currently in Force

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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 11 Oct 2018 16:33
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. 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 3am and again at 3pm. Localised flooding to low-lying land and roads is likely. Spray and wave overtopping along coastal roads and sea fronts 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 11:51
Ayrshire and Arran
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. Persistent and heavy rainfall is expected to continue to affect the area through Tuesday. The area at greatest risk is to the north of the area where some localised flooding to low-lying land and roads is likely. Property flooding could also occur. Difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots is expected. SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2018 12:01
Ayrshire and Arran
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. A spell of persistent and heavy rainfall is expected to continue to affect the area from Monday through into Tuesday. The area at greatest risk is northern parts where some localised flooding to low-lying land and roads is likely. Property flooding could also occur. Difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots is expected. SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2018 10:45
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. A spell of persistent and heaving rainfall is expected to affect the area from Sunday through into Tuesday. The area at greatest risk is northern Ayrshire where some localised flooding to low lying land and roads is likely. This will result in difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots. SEPA will continue to monitor the situation and 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 19 Sep 2018 08:13
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 15 Sep 2018 15:55
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. Locally heavy rainfall may affect the area overnight Saturday into Sunday. There is risk of 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2018 15:24
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. An area of heavy rain will spread in to Ayrshire and Arran 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2018 15:20
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. This alert is for coastal flooding along coast. Due to a combination of high tide and storm surge accompanied with strong winds, there is a risk of coastal flooding to low areas. Typical flooding impacts could be travel disruption and flooding affecting properties exposed in coastal areas. The time of greatest risk is around midday on Thursday. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 11:48
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jun 2018 15:26
Ayrshire and Arran
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the south of 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 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 11:52
Ayrshire and Arran
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 15:24
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2018 11:07
Ayrshire and Arran
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. On Sunday into Monday rivers are expected to rise as a result of rainfall and the melting of any remaining snow. 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. This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24200


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 17:31
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. Locally heavy rain will affect the area on Saturday morning and again on Sunday. 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24200


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 19:59
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. Heavy rain is forecast to affect the area overnight into Wednesday. There is a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads from surface water and small watercourses. On Tuesday evening into Wednesday exposed westerly facing coastal communities may see isolated wave overtopping at times of high tide. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 12:27
Ayrshire and Arran
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. This alert is for coastal flooding. Tide levels are beginning to decrease, however, there remains a risk of spray and wave-overtopping on exposed sections of the coast due to large waves on Thursday. 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 24200


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 10:35
Ayrshire and Arran
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Ayrshire and Arran. This alert is for coastal flooding. A surge and large waves will bring the risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed sections 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 in the early hours of 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 24200