On Thursday through into Friday, slow moving, heavy thundery showers could combine with longer spells of rain and this may cause flooding impacts.
“SEPA has a pivotal role in helping Scotland prepare more powerfully for future increased flooding and this consultation is an important opportunity for people across Scotland to have their say on how flood risk is managed in the future.”
“More heavy rainfall is likely to come this afternoon and into Thursday. “
“A mix of heavy rain and thundery showers are expected across much of the country from Tuesday to Thursday, with the worst affected areas likely to be Easter Ross and the Great Glen, Findhorn, Moray, Nairn and Speyside, Tayside, Central, Edinburgh and Lothians and West Central Scotland.”
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Coastal flooding is possible around Orkney on Thursday.
This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice
“Flood Alerts have been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City, Caithness and Sutherland, Findhorn Nairn Moray & Speyside and Orkney due to heavy rain expected across coastal areas between 8am and 2pm , Thursday 21 January.