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A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Churchill Barriers.

The prevailing weather forecast, along with large waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. Storm-force east winds mean that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of Churchill Barrier 2 East

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


The highest risk is either side of Thursday’s high tides, which at the barriers will be Thursday 19th October at 02:00 BST & 14:15 BST

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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