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A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney

SEPA Flood Alert

exclammation markDue to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water around 1530 (time for Kirkwall). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east.

Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven’t already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup.

Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22500


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