Tag: Scotland

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

August Met Office Stats

A Met Office spokesman on the BBC Scotland News programme revealed the following statistics for the first ten days of August: 2/3 of weather stations in Scotland have already recorded the usual amount of rainfall that would be seen in the whole of August. Aberdeen has recorded 1.5 times Edinburgh has recorded 2 times Leuchars

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

Flooding in Scotland

The Courier has just published an article on the flooding which affected so much of Scotland and North East England. Check it out here. Thankfully Freuchie only had about 26mm of rainfall, most of which was light, over the weekend. Technorati Tags: England,flooding,Freuchie,Scotland,The Courier

Edinburgh Flooding

Another sad day for a community in Scotland as the people of Morningside in Edinburgh experience a destructive flash flood event a few days ago. The Daily Record has comprehensive coverage of the disaster: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/2011/07/09/flash-floods-hit-streets-of-edinburgh-leaving-drivers-stranded-86908-23258891/ Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected. Feel free to contact FFAG if you require any advice. Technorati Tags:

The Morning of the Night Before

Water course levels have steadily fallen since the last post… thankfully.   Photos: Freuchie Mill culvert @ 9am The 26.4mm of rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours wouldn’t normally have been a cause of major concern but the frozen and saturated ground and remainder of the snowmelt made for a worrying few hours in

Flooding in Scotland

Our hearts go out to the communities of Scotland badly affected by flooding over the last 24 hours. Overnight the west of Scotland has been badly hit, with the north seeing flooding later on. It is now being reported that the south of Scotland is at risk of heavy rainfall and localised flooding.  Media news

China Flood Toll Hits 200

It is very sad to hear of the loss of 200 lives in southern China as the area is hit by flooding. Nearly 70,000 people have also be evacuated from their homes near the Fuhe river in Jiangxi province following the failure of a river dike. It has certainly been a bad week for flooding

Flood Watch

Residents throughout Freuchie are now on flood watch as water courses continue to rise due to the rain and snow falling on Fife. SEPA has issued an alarming number of flood warnings throughout Scotland, including Fife and Clackmannanshire rivers. This statement was prepared on 30 March 2010 at 4:24 pm. A FLOOD WATCH has been

Rain on the Way

The Met Office has issued a “Flash Warning of severe or extreme weather”: Rain will spread northwards across southern and central Scotland during this evening and right through into tomorrow morning becoming heavy at times with totals of 25 to 30mm generally but with 50mm possible over the high ground. The public are advised to