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Congratulations Councillors

Freuchie Flood Action Group would like to congratulate Cllr Donald Lothian and Cllr David MacDiarmid on their successful re-election and welcome Cllr Andy Heer to be the latest representative of Freuchie. These three councillors will be representing The Howe of Fife and Tay Coast (Ward 17), of which Freuchie is a part, for the next

Flooding in the Classroom

John Thomson, Chair of the Freuchie Flood Action Group, visited Dundee University on Tuesday to talk to students on the University’s undergraduate Geography programme about flooding from a resident’s perspective. Photo: John (centre, left) is pictured with the students and Dr Andrew Black, a Senior Lecturer in the University (centre, right). The University of Dundee

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

Weather Warning

A severe weather warning has been issued by The Met Office -  from midnight tonight a “YELLOW ALERT OF RAIN” will be in place for 24 hours. A period of heavy rain will affect parts of southern, central and eastern Scotland during Tuesday. The rain will tend to ease from the south during the afternoon.

The Disappearing Culvert Pipe

Freuchie experienced the most rainfall in a while yesterday. Approximately 24mm of rain fell in 9 hours, with most of the total falling in a 7 hour spell of moderate steady rainfall. The culvert at Freuchie Mill rose considerably during this rainfall event. As has been previously highlighted, a rainfall rate of 3mm per hour

Crops Harvested

With the last of the crops in fields around Freuchie being harvested, the impact of surface water run-off will become more significant over the coming month. Here’s hoping for a dry autumn and winter. Technorati Tags: Freuchie,surface water,run-off