Flood Alert Info - Scottish Borders

Area Description

Scottish Borders.

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 12 Aug 2018 18:13
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Heavy thundery showers may affect the south of the area overnight Sunday into Monday morning. It is currently not possible to define what areas will be affected and most areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers. However where these thunderstorms do occur they are could bring torrential rain. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 16:38
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Heavy thundery showers may affect the south of the area overnight Sunday into Monday morning. It is currently not possible to define what areas will be affected and most areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers. However if these showers coincide with built up areas there is a risk of flooding to low-lying land, roads and isolated properties from surface water and small watercourses. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 15:44
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Heavy thundery showers may affect the south of the area overnight Sunday into Monday morning. It is currently not possible to define what areas will be affected and most areas will miss the worst of the heavy showers. However if theses shower coincide with built up areas there is a risk of flooding to low-lying land, roads and isolated properties from surface water and small watercourses. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jun 2018 10:30
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 11:45
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 11:43
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the area during Saturday afternoon and evening. 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. Further locally heavy rain is likely to affect the area on Saturday night into Sunday morning. There is a risk of surface water flooding to properties and roads, and disruption to infrastructure and travel should the heaviest rainfall occur over built-up areas from Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. 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 Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 15:12
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 21 Apr 2018 17:31
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Thunderstorms overnight are expected to bring heavy rain to the Borders region 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 11:08
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 13:08
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Smaller watercourses in area may respond to snowmelt on Wednesday. Isolated flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible 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 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 12:27
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Persistent and rain has impacted 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 rivers on Tuesday into Wednesday in particular in the East. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 15:06
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Persistent rain is forecast to affect the area on Monday evening and again 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 smaller rivers 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2018 11:26
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Smaller watercourses may respond to rainfall on Saturday morning. Isolated flooding of low lying land and roads is possible. On Sunday into Monday rivers in the west of the area 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 12:40
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Locally heavy rain may affect the west of the area on Saturday morning and again on 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.This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 23400


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 11:23
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. River levels across the region have peaked, but some remain high. Isolated heavy showers bring a risk of localised river flooding impacts during 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 12:36
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. River levels across the region will remain high throughout Wednesday due to a combination of snowmelt and heavy rain, particularly in larger rivers which are expected to peak this afternoon. Some areas will continue to see some localised river and surface water flooding issues, with flooding of low lying land and roads possible. Flood warnings have been issued in this area. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 12:24
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. River levels are expected to rise throughout Tuesday and into Wednesday due to a combination of snowmelt and rainfall. This could cause some isolated river and surface water flooding issues throughout the region, with flooding of low lying land and roads 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 09:53
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. Due to a combination of high tides and large waves there is a continuing risk of isolated flooding from waves and spray overtopping in exposed low lying areas. The period of greatest risk is around high tide at 6pm on Saturday evening. 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 11:15
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. 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 and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you haven't Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 23400


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 14:57
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. 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 watercourses 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 21:51
Scottish Borders
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. A period of heavy rain is expected during Wednesday across southern and western parts of the Borders. The rain will be heaviest during Wednesday afternoon and evening. This has the potential to cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads and difficult driving conditions due to standing water. The heaviest rain is expected to clear overnight into 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 23400


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2017 15:33
Scottish Borders
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Scottish Borders. A period of heavy rain is expected during Wednesday across southern and western parts of the Borders. The rain will be heaviest during Wednesday afternoon. This has the potential to cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads and difficult driving conditions due to standing 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 23400