Flood Alert Info - Orkney

Area Description

Orkney.

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

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
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Flood Alert History

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

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Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2018 16:24
Orkney
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of high tide and storm surge accompanied with strong winds, there is a risk of coastal flooding to low areas. Key areas at risk could be causeways and exposed coastal areas. There may be some disruption to travel. The time of greatest risk is during Thursday afternoon 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 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 22500


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2017 14:33
Orkney
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. This alert is for coastal flooding. Large waves will give a continuing risk of flooding from spray and wave-overtopping to exposed north and west facing parts of the coast through Friday evening and into Saturday. This may cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads and some travel disruption. 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 22500


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 17:14
Orkney
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. This alert is for coastal flooding. Large waves will give a continuing risk of flooding from spray and wave-overtopping to exposed north and west facing parts of the coast through Thursday evening and into Friday. This may cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads and some travel disruption. The time of greatest risk is around high tide, which is at 01:30 Friday at Kirkwall. Large waves will persist into Friday. 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 22500


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 13:23
Orkney
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. This alert is for coastal flooding. A surge and large waves will bring the risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed parts of the coast on Thursday. This may cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads and some travel disruption. The time of greatest risk is around high tide, mid to late morning on Thursday. Large waves will persist throughout the day. 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 22500


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 11:20
Orkney
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. This alert is for coastal flooding. A surge and large waves will bring the risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed parts of the coast on Thursday. This may cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads and some travel disruption. The time of greatest risk is around high tide, mid to late morning 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 22500


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2017 10:27
Orkney
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. Heavy rain is expected throughout Tuesday, which may cause isolated disruption due to flooding from small watercourses and from surface water. There are likely to be difficult driving conditions. 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 22500