On Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday due to a combination of the high tides and surge there is a risk of flooding from the sea to low lying land, roads and properties.
“we thought we’d go to a beach, and decided on Inganess, near Kirkwall. “
Coastal flooding is possible in Orkney on Sunday and Monday as a result of a surge combined with large waves
Images by Kenny Armet
Pictured by Kenny Armet this morning, 10th of February 2020.
OLECG Orkney’s Local Emergency Coordinating Group met again on Saturday with Storm Ciara on its way.
There is a risk of flooding in coastal areas from Saturday evening, and during Sunday and Monday.
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.