Flood alert for Orkney
Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
Heavy rain is forecast to continue to affect this area until Wednesday afternoon.
There is a risk of coastal flooding in this area on Sunday due to a combination of high tides, surge and waves. The greatest risk is around the time of high tide. Potential impacts include isolated flooding affecting individual properties, localised flooding of exposed land and roads, and spray and wave overtopping.
2.4 million tonnes of household waste was generated in Scotland in 2019, a slight increase from 2018.
A combination of high tides and strong Southeasterly winds means that there is a high risk of wave overtopping and hazardous conditions at the Churchill Barriers during the next 24 hours.
Scientists at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) have successfully pinpointed fragments of coronavirus’ ribonucleic acid (RNA) in local waste water samples across the country.
Heavy rain is forecast to affect this area on Saturday and into Sunday.
There is a warning for coastal flooding Thursday night through to Friday
A period of heavy and persistent rain from Monday evening and through Tuesday could cause some minor flooding impacts from rivers and surface water across the Islands.