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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 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

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

Others Thinking of Freuchie

Just received an email from the Chair of Cockermouth Flood Action Group: Hi, I’m chair of Cockermouth Flood Action Group. Just wanted to say we are thinking about you, hope the water abates soon and keep up good work. The lovely sentiment helps to brightens the day here in Freuchie. FFAG hopes all is well

Fife Council Response

FFAG would like to recognise the part Fife Council employees have played over the last few days. An officer from Transportation Services was out yesterday checking watercourses and the hard working guys from Community Services, who would normally be cutting the grass and keeping Fife looking beautiful, were out today checking high flood risk sites.

Rain Being Forecast

Scary rain is heading our way by Wednesday, potentially lasting into next week. Weather forecast data for Freuchie from the Norwegian Weather Service Fingers crossed the weathermen have it wrong. The cumulative result of the rainfall this week past and the forecast rainfall, if repeated across Scotland, will undoubtedly and sadly result in flooding throughout