Flood Warning Info - The Tweed in Peebles

Area Description

The Tweed in Peebles.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2021 00:49
The Tweed in Peebles
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for The Tweed in Peebles. The Tweed at Peebles is expected to continue rising until around 4am, exceeding the flood warning threshold and potentially impacting properties. Property level protection should be deployed if it can be done safely. After the peak around 4am, river levels will slowly fall through the remainder of Sunday. Properties at risk include Whitestone Park, Peebles Swimming Pool area,Tweed Avenue and the Walkers Haugh area. Flooding may also affect properties in and around Tweed Green and including Peebles Nursing Home. .For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Caledonian Road in Peebles. 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 23479


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2021 21:22
The Tweed in Peebles
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for The Tweed in Peebles. Due to rainfall and snowmelt in the upper catchments river levels on the Tweed in Peebles are expected to rise and peak in the early hours of Sunday morning. There is a risk of flooding to low-lying areas near to the River Tweed. River levels are expected to reach bankfull and possibly get out onto Tweed Green but it is not expected at this stage to reach properties. SEPA will continue to monitor the potential impact on properties and provide an update if required. Properties at risk include Whitestone Park, Peebles Swimming Pool area, Tweed Avenue and the Walkers Haugh area. This warning is being issued earlier due to the timing of peaks to allow residents to deploy property level protection in advance of the overnight period. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Caledonian Road in Peebles. 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 23479


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:08
The Tweed in Peebles
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for The Tweed in Peebles. Water levels on the River Tweed have now peaked but will remain high throughout the night and into Sunday. There is a risk of flooding to low-lying areas near to the River Tweed. Properties at risk include Whitestone Park, Peebles Swimming Pool area, Tweed Avenue, and the Walkers Haugh area. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Caledonian Road in Peebles. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This 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 23479


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 10:22
The Tweed in Peebles
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for The Tweed in Peebles. There is a risk of flooding to low-lying areas near to the River Tweed. Properties at risk include Whitestone Park, Peebles Swimming Pool area, Tweed Avenue, and the Walkers Haugh area. 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 23479


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jan 2018 20:02
The Tweed in Peebles
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for The Tweed in Peebles. Water levels are rising on the River Tweed due to a combination of rainfall and snowmelt during Tuesday. Further rain is expected during Tuesday night and into Wednesday. There is a risk of flooding to low-lying areas near to the River Tweed. Properties at risk include Whitestone Park, Peebles Swimming Pool area, Tweed Avenue, and the Walker's Haugh area. For information: Scottish Borders Councils nearest sandbag store is located at the Fire Station on Caledonian Road in Peebles. 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 23479