Flood Alert Info - Wester Ross

Area Description

Wester Ross.
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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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 23 Mar 2019 10:24
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. High spring tides, accompanied by a surge and large waves, give a risk of coastal flooding during Saturday and Sunday. Most at risk are isolated properties and roads in exposed westerly locations. The greatest risk is around the time of high water, which is at 20:30 on Saturday and 09:00 Sunday at Ullapool. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2019 12:09
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. High spring tides, accompanied by a surge and large waves, give a risk of coastal flooding during Friday and Saturday. Most at risk are isolated properties and roads in exposed westerly locations. The greatest risk is around the time of high water, which is at 20:00 Friday and 08:30 Saturday at Ullapool. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 21 Mar 2019 14:12
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. High spring tides, accompanied by a surge and large waves, give a risk of coastal flooding during Friday. Most at risk are isolated properties and roads in exposed westerly locations. The greatest risk is around the time of high water, which is at 0730 at Ullapool. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2019 15:05
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. This Flood Alert is mainly for river flooding. On Friday through into Saturday and possibly Sunday, rivers in the area are expected to rise in response to heavy rain and melting snow. Localised flooding of low-lying land, roads and properties could occur due to high river levels. Isolated instances of spray and wave overtopping in coastal locations are also possible. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2019 10:14
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. This Flood Alert is for river flooding. River levels will rise throughout the region due to heavy rainfall on Friday night into Saturday morning, combined with snowmelt at lower altitudes. Flooding of low lying land and roads from small watercourses and surface water is possible. Colder and showery conditions are expected from Saturday evening onwards, reducing the flood risk from this time. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2019 11:02
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. This alert is for coastal flooding and river flooding. On Monday and into Tuesday high tides and strong winds bring a risk of wave overtopping to exposed locations. Potential impacts include localised wave and spray overtopping and isolated flooding of land and roads in low lying coastal locations exposed to the west and south west. The periods of greatest risk are around high water at 7:15pm on Monday and 7:45am on Tuesday. Locally heavy rain is forecast to affect the area on Monday afternoon into Tuesday. Isolated flooding of low lying land and roads from small watercourses and surface water 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 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2018 13:11
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. River levels in the area may remain high as a result of showery rain during Saturday. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 10:54
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. This alert is for river flooding. Rivers in the area are likely to respond to rainfall during Friday. There is a risk of localised flooding from rivers from Friday evening through into Saturday. Impacts could include flooding to low lying land and roads and disruption to travel. Isolated flooding of low lying land and roads is also possible from surface water during Friday. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2018 16:11
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. Heavy and persistent rainfall has been forecast for overnight Friday through to Saturday afternoon.This may cause disruption due to flooding from local surface water run-off and small watercourses throughout Saturday. Flooding impacts from rivers may continue into Sunday. Impacts are likely to include localised flooding of land and roads, ponding of water in known trouble spots, difficult driving conditions and disruption to travel. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 11:05
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. 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 evening with high tide expected to peak from 9pm onwards at Ullapool. Localised flooding to low-lying land and roads is likely. Spray and wave overtopping along coastal roads and sea fronts is also expected. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 11:55
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. Persistent and heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the area through Tuesday. Some localised river flooding to low lying land and roads is expected, this will be accompanied by difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots. Isolated property flooding could also occur. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2018 12:21
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. A spell of persistent and heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the area through Monday and most of Tuesday. Some localised river flooding to low lying land and roads is possible particularly on Tuesday, this will be accompanied by difficult driving conditions and ponding of water in known trouble spots. Isolated property flooding could also occur. 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 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 13:58
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. 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 fall 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jun 2018 12:18
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. Heavy thundery downpours are likely affect the area during Sunday. 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 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 12:06
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. 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. The period of greatest risk is Saturday afternoon and evening. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 17:22
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2017 10:35
Wester Ross
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. Further heavy rain on Sunday will lead to a risk of localised flooding from rivers and small watercourses. This could affect low-lying land and roads and known trouble spots. There is also likely to be local disruption to travel and 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2017 11:23
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. Heavy rain on Saturday night and Sunday, particularly in the south of the area, will lead to a risk of localised flooding from rivers and small watercourses. This could affect low-lying land and roads and known trouble spots. There is also likely to be local disruption to travel and 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 22800


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 10:57
Wester Ross
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Wester Ross. 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. The time of greatest risk is around high tide on Thursday morning. Some periods of heavy rain are also expected in the area during Wednesday and Thursday which may cause isolated flooding to flood prone areas. 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 22800