Category: Floods

Lull Over – More Rain On Its Way

Hope everyone has caught up on their sleep after Thursday night’s flood prevention activities for “Round Two” may be coming along in the coming hours and days. Rain throughout today and tomorrow may cause flooding for Freuchie and other areas of North East Fife.  Heavy rainfall since 9:30am is already affecting the watercourses of Freuchie,

Close Call – But We’re Not Done Yet!

It was another eventful evening in Freuchie and indeed throughout North East Fife last night. We’ll cover Freuchie in more details in a moment but let’s first have a whirlwind round-up of other areas we know have been affected by flooding. The SEPA river level monitoring station at Strathmiglo indicated the River Eden was running

Flooding in Spain

Tragic news from southern Spain where at least eight people have died after heavy rains triggered flash floods. Sadly this is a reminder of the danger from flood waters. More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19767627 Technorati Tags: flood,flooding,Spain

Flooding in North East England

Very sad to see people in the North East of England have been affected badly by flooding overnight. BBC Breakfast is reporting 450 properties flooded in Lancashire and Yorkshire. Our thoughts are with you. The amount of rain being predicted for Freuchie over the next few days has dropped substantially compared with previous predictions. It

Scotland Tonight

Following flooding in the West of Scotland over the last few days, Paul Hendy of the Scottish Flood Forum was interviewed by David MacKay on Scotland Tonight. Paul Hendy of Scottish Flood Forum interviewed on Scotland Tonight–26/11/2011 Do you agree or disagree with the comments made by Paul? It is becoming increasingly clear that years

Flooding in Scotland

Sad to see flooding occurring in Scotland following the torrential rain over the last few days. BBC flood photos: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-15943842 Abington Primary School pupils rescued from flooding: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-15945986 Drivers stuck after rain causes flooding in Scotland: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-15922080 Here’s hoping no one has had their home flooded. A flood alert is in force for Fife: SEPA

Hurricane Irene

Our thoughts are with those across the Atlantic who are suffering the worst effects of “Hurricane Irene” / “Tropical Storm Irene”. The storm surge has already caused flooding, with further severe flooding being predicted along the east coast of the US. Keep safe. Technorati Tags: flooding,hurricane Irene,storm surge,tropical storm Irene

Dorset Floods

Sad to report more flooding in the UK. This time it is the Dorset resort of Bournemouth. Sounds fairly bad going by this Guardian news article. Further flooding is expected as the weather worsens over the next few days. The Bournemouth Echo has graphic photographs in their coverage. FFAG is thinking of all those affected

Flooding in Fife

Park Road in Rosyth has suffered devastating flooding according to the Dunfermline Press: http://www.dunfermlinepress.com/news/roundup/articles/2011/08/11/416067-park-road–an-absolute-disaster-after-deluge/ STV is reporting flooding in Burntisland, Kilmany, St Andrews and Tayport: http://news.stv.tv/scotland/tayside/265820-businesses-hit-and-roads-blocked-after-flooding-in-tayside-and-fife/ The BBC has done a great job of reporting on the Rosyth flood: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-14474329 Very sad news day for Fife.  FFAG is thinking of the people in the areas