Flood Alert Info - Western Isles

Flood Alert Currently in Force

Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2020 15:22
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. From Tuesday morning through to Wednesday heavy thundery showers could cause flooding impacts from surface water and small and fast responding watercourses. Particularly at risk are urban areas and the transport network. There may be difficult driving conditions. Due to the localised nature of the heaviest showers, impacts may be isolated with not all locations being affected. Sudden onset flooding impacts could occur at any time of the day. SEPA will monitor the situation and provide further information if available. 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 22700

Area Description

Western Isles.
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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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

Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2020 10:45
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Heavy thundery showers are likely to develop during Saturday. Most places will stay dry, however if your area is affected by a heavy shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network. Possible impacts may include flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jun 2020 09:59
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Heavy thundery showers are likely to develop during Friday, continuing overnight and through Saturday. Most places will stay dry, however if your area is affected by a heavy shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network. Possible impacts may include flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2020 09:49
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Heavy thundery showers are likely to develop throughout the area on Thursday. Most places will stay dry, however if your area is affected by a heavy shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network. Possible impacts may include flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties and disruption to travel. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 24 Mar 2020 11:10
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Following persistent rain overnight on Monday, further rain is forecast to affect the area on Tuesday through to Wednesday morning. There is a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads from rivers and surface water. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 23 Mar 2020 10:49
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. From Monday through to Wednesday morning persistent rain is forecast to affect the area. There is a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads from rivers and surface water. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 10:32
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This is a Coastal Flood Alert On Wednesday and Thursday, there is a risk of coastal flooding due to a combination of high tides, surge and wave action, resulting in high water levels along the coastline. Low-lying properties, roads and causeways that are exposed to the coast are at risk at times of high tide during this period, with the first notable high tide expected around 20:00 on Wednesday and approximately every 12 hours thereafter. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 13:21
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of high tides along with a large surge, wind and waves there is a risk of flooding in coastal areas during Monday and Tuesday. The greatest risk is around the times of High Water, which at Stornoway occurs around 2000 on Monday evening, and then 0800 on Tuesday morning and 2030 on Tuesday evening. There will be a risk from wind and waves at all times, particularly on exposed western coasts. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:11
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of high tides along with a large surge, wind and waves there is a risk of flooding in coastal areas during Sunday and Monday. The greatest risk is around the times of High Water, which on Sunday falls around 19:00 in the evening and on Monday at 07:30 in the morning and 20:00 in the evening. There will be a risk from wind and waves at all times, particularly on exposed western coasts and causeways. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 08:58
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of high tides along with a large surge, wind and waves there is a risk of flooding in coastal areas during Sunday and Monday. The greatest risk is around the times of High Water, which on Sunday falls around 0700 in the morning, and 1930 in the evening. There will be a risk from wind and waves at all times, particularly on exposed western coasts and causeways. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 12:12
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. There is a risk of coastal flooding on Wednesday due to higher than usual tides and large waves. This will increase the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads and could affect exposed coastal properties. There could also be wave overtopping of coastal defences and causeways. The period of greatest risk are around the high tide which occurs at Stornoway around 22:30 on Wednesday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 10:45
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. There is a risk of significant coastal flooding on Tuesday and Wednesday due to higher than usual tides and large waves. This will increase the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads and could affect exposed coastal properties. There could also be wave overtopping of coastal defences and causeways. The periods of greatest risk are around the high tide which occurs in Stornoway around 2200 on Tuesday and 1000 on Wednesday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 11:48
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. There is a risk of significant coastal flooding on Monday and Tuesday due to higher than usual tides and large waves. This will increase the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads and could affect exposed coastal properties. There could also be wave overtopping of coastal defences and causeways. The periods of greatest risk are around the high tide which occurs in Stornoway around 2100 on Monday and 0900 on Tuesday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 11:46
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding Due to a combination of high tides along with surge and wave action, there is a risk of flooding from waves and spray overtopping over the weekend and into Monday and Tuesday. Built up areas and the transport network are at greater risk where possible impacts could include: Flooding of isolated properties and disruption to transport in coastal areas, particularly those exposed to the south west. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 12:33
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. River levels are expected to rise throughout the region on Tuesday due to heavy rain throughout the day, and will remain high into Wednesday. Surface water flooding may also occur during Tuesday. Localised flooding affecting low-lying land, roads and isolated properties, and disruption to travel, 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2019 11:32
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. River levels are expected to rise throughout the region on Tuesday due to heavy rain throughout the day, and will remain high into Wednesday. Surface water flooding may also occur during Tuesday. Localised flooding affecting low-lying land, roads and isolated properties, and disruption to travel, 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 22 Oct 2019 17:31
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Heavy and persistent rain has been forecast across the Western Isles from Tuesday night and during Wednesday, which may lead to a risk of localised minor flooding from small rivers and watercourses to low lying areas during Wednesday and into Thursday morning. There may also be some surface water flooding from early Wednesday where the heaviest rain falls on impermeable surfaces and the road network. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 5 Aug 2019 15:29
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Heavy and thundery showers are likely to develop in the area on Tuesday, particularly during the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms are intense, localised, hard to predict and their flooding impacts vary. Due to the very localised nature of flooding from thunderstorms, your specific area may not be impacted by this. If your area is affected by a heavy thundery shower, this may lead to localised flooding from surface water and small watercourses. The greatest risk is if these occur over built-up areas and the transport network and possible impacts could include: flooding of low-lying land, roads, properties 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jul 2019 15:44
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. A period of heavy rain may affect the area on Monday evening and overnight, which could cause flooding impacts from surface water and small watercourses in this Flood Alert Area. This could include flooding to low-lying land and roads with difficult driving conditions. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 23 Mar 2019 10:26
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. 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, roads and causeways in exposed westerly locations. The greatest risk is around the time of high water, which is at 21:00 on Saturday and 09:00 on Sunday at Stornoway. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2019 12:10
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. 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, roads and causeways in exposed westerly locations. The greatest risk is around the time of high water, which is at 20:00 Friday and 08:00 Saturday at Stornoway. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 21 Mar 2019 14:10
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. High spring tides, accompanied by a surge and large waves, give a risk of coastal flooding during Friday. Most at risk are isolated properties, roads and causeways in exposed westerly locations. The greatest risk is around the time of high water, which is at 0730 at Stornoway. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 09:35
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. On Tuesday through until Wednesday, Storm Gareth will affect parts of western Scotland. Gale force winds will generate large waves, spray and wave overtopping particularly at periods of high tide. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and esplanades is possible. For information the highest waves are expected to coincide with the high tide expected at 21:20 on Tuesday at Barra Head. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2019 13:58
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. There is a risk of coastal flooding during early morning Wednesday due to a high spring tide, surge, wind and waves. Isolated properties and coastal roads are at risk from waves and spray. The risk is greatest around 0700 on Wednesday, in areas exposed to the south west. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2019 13:11
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. On Monday and into Tuesday high tides and strong winds bring a risk of wave overtopping in 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 high water at 7pm on Monday and 7am on Tuesday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2019 14:59
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding On Monday and into Tuesday high tides and strong winds bring a risk of wave overtopping in 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 06:30 on Monday and in particular around high water at 19:00 on Monday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2019 15:01
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This is an alert for coastal flooding. There is a risk of flooding and disruption from wave and spray overtopping to low lying areas and roads exposed to the west and south west during Monday. The risk of wave and spray overtopping in these areas remains for all Monday. The greatest risk may be at times of high tide, although high tide levels alone are not currently expected to cause any flooding impacts. The time of high tide at Leverburgh is at approximately 7 pm GMT but varies across the 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 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2019 16:50
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This is an alert for coastal flooding. There is a risk of flooding and disruption from wave and spray overtopping to low lying areas and roads exposed to the west and south west during Monday. The risk of wave and spray overtopping in these areas remains for all Monday. The greatest risk may be at times of high tide, although high tide levels alone are not currently expected to cause any flooding impacts. The time of high tide at Leverburgh is at approximately 7 am GMT, and 7 pm GMT but varies across the 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 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2018 11:26
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. High tides and strong winds give a risk of coastal flooding during Friday. At greatest risk are areas of the coast exposed to the west. Overtopping of defences by waves and spray is possible. Impacts could include disruption to travel, including flooding of coastal roads and causeways. The times of greatest risk are a few hours either side of High Water, which will occur around 0600 and 1800 on 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2018 15:17
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. Heavy and persistent rainfall has been forecast for overnight Friday through to Saturday afternoon. This may cause disruption due to flooding from 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, pooling of water in known trouble spots, 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. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 11:03
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. 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 8pm onwards at Leverburgh and from 9pm in Stornoway. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2017 14:29
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. Large waves will bring a continuing risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed north and west facing parts of the coast through Friday evening and into Saturday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 17:18
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. Although the highest tide has now passed large waves will bring a continuing risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed north and west facing parts of the coast through Thursday evening and into Friday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 12:22
Western Isles
An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. This alert is for coastal flooding. Although the highest tide has now passed large waves will bring the risk of spray and wave-overtopping to exposed parts of the coast on Thursday. 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 22700


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 11:04
Western Isles
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Western Isles. 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 and some travel disruption. The time of greatest risk is 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 22700