Cold and windy with strong to gale northwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney.
SEPA FLOOD WARNING for Churchill Barriers.
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On Thursday through into Friday, slow moving, heavy thundery showers could combine with longer spells of rain and this may cause flooding impacts.
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 219 as 6 more positive test results were recorded in the health board area today.
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 186 as 2 new positive test results have been recorded in the health board area.
Whilst this is good news, caution needs to be observed as the excellent work SEPA is doing monitoring waste water is registering a ‘positive’ record for Orkney.
“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. “