Flood Warning Info - Hawick (Slitrig)

Area Description

Hawick (Slitrig).
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


Severe Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 01:14
Hawick (Slitrig)
An updated SEVERE FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Hawick (Slitrig). Water levels on the River Slitrig have peaked and are now falling. We will continue to monitor the situation. Stay away from flood water and do not take unnecessary risks. If you are affected or concerned about flooding please contact the emergency services. Some evacuations have been advised. A rest center is open at Teviotdale Leisure Centre. Please follow any advice provided by the emergency services. Sandbags are available from council staff who are responding onsite. Further updates will be issued as appropriate. 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 SEVERE 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 23431


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:46
Hawick (Slitrig)
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Hawick (Slitrig). Extensive flooding is expected with the Village area and around Kirkwynd Bridge as well as a risk to properties within Liddesdale Crescent. 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 23431


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:00
Hawick (Slitrig)
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Hawick (Slitrig). Flooding is expected around the ?Village? area and Kirkwynd Bridge. Current rainfall and residual snowmelt are causing river levels to rise. Rivers are expected to peak overnight. 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 23431


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 14:17
Hawick (Slitrig)
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Hawick (Slitrig). The situation is improving and river levels are beginning to fall, however they will remain high for the next 4 to 6 hours. 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 23431


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 02:59
Hawick (Slitrig)
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Hawick (Slitrig). Water levels are rising on the River Slitrig as a result of heavy rain. Flooding is expected around the ?Village? area and Kirkwynd Bridge. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest local sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Howdenbank in Hawick. 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 23431


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 08:30
Hawick (Slitrig)
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Hawick (Slitrig). The Slitrig Water is very high following heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected around the ?Village? area and Kirkwynd Bridge. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest local sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Howdenbank in Hawick. 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 23431