Category: Weather

Website Refresh

It has been a while since we posted on the blog but we’ve still be busy keeping the group’s concerns about flooding ticking over in the corridors of power. Time for a new look on the blog. Hope you like it. p.s. We’re keeping an eye on the rising burn levels while this period of

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

40mm Day

Almost 40mm of rain has fallen since 9am yesterday morning. Watercourses throughout Freuchie are the fullest we’ve seen for quite some time. There should still be plenty of capacity to handle the predicted rainfall (taken from Norwegian Weather Service). Please check all your flood protection products and measures just in case they do need to

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

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