Tag: Freuchie

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 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

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

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

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