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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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

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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


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