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SEPA Flood Alert For #Orkney

A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney.

This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of large surge, spring tides and wave and spray overtopping, there is a risk of some coastal flooding to low-lying coastal areas on Wednesday and Thursday and there may be some disruption to travel. The risk is greatest around the times of high tides particularly on Wednesday morning which is around 09:30 GMT at Stromness and 10:30 GMT at Kirkwall. Please check tide times for local details.

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

Flood Warnings are in place for:

  Burray and Ayre of Cara
  Longhope and Hoy
  St Margaret’s Hope

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