I showed my pics of Maitland pier almost completely submerged during Storm Brendan to a friend , that unlocked some pages of Finstown history.
“The risk of severe flooding in some areas was very high, but we believe Orkney has come through this without any really serious flooding incidents.”
Today we are placing a particular focus on communities around the Ayrshire coast, Orkney, the Moray Firth, and along the east coast of Aberdeenshire and Angus.
Thank you to Noel Donaldson for these dramatic pictures from Wick a few years ago.
Orkney’s Local Emergency Co-ordination Group (OLECG) met yesterday in response to the flooding alert from SEPA (
There is a risk of significant coastal flooding on Monday and Tuesday due to higher than usual tides and large waves.
After a few days of rough weather there was a day of calm respite from the wind.
Exceptional Reflections –
In the (not so bleak) Mid Winter
supporting birds and other creatures in your garden