Flood Alert Info - Skye and Lochaber

Area Description

Skye and Lochaber.

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

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Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2018 13:12
Skye and Lochaber
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jun 2018 12:30
Skye and Lochaber
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the south of the area on Monday. 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 could 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jun 2018 12:46
Skye and Lochaber
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. Heavy thundery downpours are likely to 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. Further heavy showers may affect the area again on Monday bringing a further risk of flooding 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 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 11:56
Skye and Lochaber
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. Heavy thundery downpours may affect the area during Saturday and again on 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. The periods of greatest risk are Saturday afternoon and evening and again on Sunday 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 15:29
Skye and Lochaber
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2018 11:00
Skye and Lochaber
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. On Sunday into Monday rivers 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. If you havent Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22600


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2017 10:29
Skye and Lochaber
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2017 11:01
Skye and Lochaber
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. Heavy rain on Saturday night and 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 22600


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 10:43
Skye and Lochaber
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Skye and Lochaber. This alert is for coastal flooding. A surge and large waves will bring the risk of spray and wave-overtopping to parts of the coast on Thursday. This may cause isolated flooding to low-lying land and roads. The times of greatest risk are around high tide on 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 22600