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A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Churchill Barriers.

A combination of high tides and strong east south-easterly winds during Storm Agnes means that there is a risk of wave overtopping, spray and debris resulting in hazardous conditions which may result in the closure of the Churchill Barriers.

To find out if the road and causeway are closed, please follow the Orkney Islands Council Twitter feed

The highest risk is around the time of high tide on 27/09/2023 between 23:00 and 00:00.

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 WARNING 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 22513

The area highlighted in red indicates the target area that SEPA will issue a flood warning for

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