Flood Warning Info - Whitesands

Area Description

Whitesands.
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.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 21 Aug 2020 09:17
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding is possible around the time of the high tide on Friday afternoon between 13:00 and 15:00 bst. Minor flooding may affect the car park. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 17:41
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. The spring tides on Thursday may result in flooding of the Whitesands. The greatest risk is around the time of the high tides at 1.15am and 1.30pm. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:13
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Whitesands. The whitesands has now peaked but will remain high throughout the night and into Sunday morning. Flooding of low lying properties in Brewery Street, Friars Vennel, Bank Street, Nith Street junction and Dock Park is still possible. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 18:45
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Early indications are that the flooding peak tonight on the Whitesands will be up to half a metre higher than the one during Storm Ciara a week ago which means both a greater extent of the flooding from the river and higher levels. The peak is expected at approximately 01:00GMT Sunday but there will be extensive flooding for several hours either side of this time. Flooding of low lying properties in Brewery Street, Friars Vennel, Bank Street, Nith Street junction, and Dock Park is now 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 WARNING 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 15:22
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to rapidly rising levels in the River Nith because of rain from Storm Dennis compounded with additional water from snow melt in the catchment hills, flooding of the Whitesands area is expected to commence in the next couple of hours. The next high tide is due around 16:30GMT and this will impede river water for a short while before river levels increase still further. SEPA anticipates that water will reach at least across both car parks and probably have a greater reach than the flooding associated with Storm Ciara a week ago. Flooding will continue past midnight tonight but its not yet clear how high the Nith will rise to the flooding peak. Further updates will be issued as the picture becomes clearer. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 14 Feb 2020 18:41
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 13:36
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 11:44
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Flooding of low lying properties is possible and flood water may reach parts of Brewery Street, foot of Friars Vennel, and Bank Street. Due to prevailing weather conditions flooding impacts are expected to continue after high tide at approximately 11:00AM on Sunday with local river levels potentially rising further into the afternoon. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected, flood water may reach parts of Brewery Street, foot of Friars Vennel, and Bank Street. and flooding of low lying properties 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 WARNING 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:44
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Whitesands. Flood water may reach parts of Brewery Street, foot of Friars Vennel, and Bank Street. An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to prevailing weather condition flooding impacts are expected to continue during high tide at approximately 11:00AM on Sunday with local river levels potentially rising further into the afternoon. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. SEPA will continue to monitor local levels and update any warnings as necessary. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 07:45
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to prevailing weather condition flooding impacts are expected to continue during high tide at approximately 11:00AM on Sunday with local river levels potentially rising further into the afternoon. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. SEPA will continue to monitor local levels and update any warnings as 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 WARNING 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 01:35
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Whitesands. A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to prevailing weather condition flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide on Saturday night at approximately 11:00PM. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. UPDATE; Further impacts are possible from 04:30AM until high tide at approximately 11:00AM on Sunday. SEPA will continue to monitor local levels and update any warnings as necessary. Please note that we are uncertain about the interaction between high tide and river levels on Whitesands. As a precaution we are issuing this warning to allow people time to move cars etc whilst the night is relatively young. We are continuing to monitor the situation and expect levels to potentially be higher locally during high tide on Sunday at around 11:00AM. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2020 20:18
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to prevailing weather condition flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide on Saturday night at approximately 11:00PM. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. Further impacts are possible around high tide on Sunday at approximately 11:00AM. SEPA will continue to monitor local levels and update any warnings as 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 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 11 Jan 2020 12:55
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. River levels are continuing to rise in the Whitesands area causing inundation of the Whitesands car park, flooding is expected to reach points of Brewery street, foot of Friars Vennel and Bank street. 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 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 11 Jan 2020 07:55
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Prolonged heavy rain has caused river levels to rise in the Whitesands area. Flooding of the Whitesands car park is expected. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 10 Dec 2019 19:12
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Flood water may reach parts of Brewery Street, foot of Friars Vennel, and Bank Street later this evening. Flooding of low lying properties may also be 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 WARNING 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 10 Dec 2019 14:05
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. As a result of todays heavy rainfall and saturated catchment conditions flooding of the Whitesands car park is expected this afternoon or early evening. We will continue to monitor and provide updates as the situation develops. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 30 Aug 2019 11:43
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Peak tides at the Whitesands are expected to encroach on the riverside carpark during today and the coming weekend. However, this will only occur during the time around the peaks and water levels will subside quickly soon after the peaks around midday and midnight on Friday and around 1PM on Saturday. We will continue to monitor tide levels and provide further information over the course of the weekend. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 30 Aug 2019 11:43
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Peak tides at the Whitesands are expected to encroach on the riverside carpark during today and the coming weekend. However, this will only occur during the time around the peaks and water levels will subside quickly soon after the peaks around midday and midnight on Friday and around 1PM on Saturday. We will continue to monitor tide levels and provide further information over the course of the weekend. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2019 06:30
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Flooding of Whitesands car park is expected. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2019 13:08
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. River levels in the River Nith are expected to rise and cause minor inundation of the Whitesands car park during Friday afternoon around 3pm. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 30 Nov 2018 00:03
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Whitesands. Heavy rainfall across the Nith catchment has resulted in flooding of the Whitesands area. River levels in the upper catchment and at the Whitesands gauge have now peaked. Whilst river levels will remain high for the next few hours, water levels in the Whitesands area are expected to continue to fall overnight as no further significant rainfall is expected in the next few hours. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 29 Nov 2018 19:02
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Heavy rainfall across the Nith catchment has resulted in flooding of the Whitesands area. River levels within the Whitesands area are expected to continue to rise throughout the evening with flooding expected to extend beyond the car park into the wider Whitesands area as the rainwater moves through the catchment. 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 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 29 Nov 2018 15:51
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to a period of heavy rainfall earlier on Thursday river levels in the River Nith are rising rapidly and as a result flooding of the Whitesands area is expected later this afternoon / early 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 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2018 23:17
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Due to continued rainfall through Friday the River Nith is rising again and is expected to flood the Whitesands riverside carpark and possibly across the road to the second carpark in the early hours of Saturday morning. SEPA will continue to monitor the situation throughout the night and may issue a flood warning update later. 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 24301


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 11:31
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Levels on the River Nith have been rising again this morning due to last night's rain and continued snowmelt. It is expected that flooding on the Whitesands will peak a little higher than last night by approximately 0.25m at lunchtime today (around 12:30-13:00 Wednesday 24th). As a guide last night's peak reached the bottom step at the New Bazaar pub, so there will be further disruption to the Whitesands road and carparks, Brewery St and the bottom of Friar's Vennel and properties along these streets. Additionally, properties as far along as Bank St may also be impacted. No further significant rainfall is expected in the coming days. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 06:41
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. River levels on the Nith catchment are now rising again in response to this mornings rainfall accumulations and saturated catchment conditions. We are currently expecting this to lead to continued flooding of the Whitesands area which had started to lower over the last few hours. We will continue to monitor this and provide further updates as the event progresses. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 01:29
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Whitesands. River levels in the Nith catchment now look to have peaked and are starting to lower. However, levels remain high and the Whitesands area in particular will remain at or above flood warning level for sometime. We will also continue to monitor how the catchment responds to the additional rain that is currently forecast for the early hours of this morning and provide further updates as and when required but currently this should not generate additional flooding issues. 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jan 2018 22:36
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Whitesands. River levels in the upper Nith catchment are beginning to lower but continuing to slowly rise in the Whitesands area in response to recent snowmelt and rainfall. Some flooding of low lying properties is forecast and additional rainfall is forecast overnight but at this time is not thought to lead to significant additional flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide further updates as approrpiate. 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jan 2018 14:29
Whitesands
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Levels of snowmelt have been greater than anticipated resulting in the River Nith already beginning to spill out onto the Whitesands carpark at 14:00 today (Tuesday 23rd January). As yet it's not clear what the final peak will be but SEPA is monitoring the upstream data as it becomes available. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING 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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jan 2018 12:27
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. Continued snowmelt in the Nith catchment is causing river levels to rise steadily and will begin to flood the Whitesands at around 16:30 this afternoon (Tuesday 23rd January). It's not clear yet how high the peak will be, but an updated message will be sent in a few hours to clarify this. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 11:40
Whitesands
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Whitesands. As a result of the spring tide combined with storm surge, there is potential for flooding of the Whitesands area of Dumfries, around about the time of the high tide just after midday on Wednesday 3rd January. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.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. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24301