Warning of Heavy Rain This Weekend

Alert message sent 28/10/2020 12:05:00

Information sent on behalf of Scottish Borders Council

Dear Citizen
The Met Office have issued a 'Yellow Warning' for heavy rain this weekend, predominately for the Western Borders, however other areas will see heavy rain also.

Periods of heavy rain are expected to affect Southern Scotland through the weekend bringing a risk of flooding.
  • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings
  • There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life
  • Where flooding occurs, there is a slight chance of delays or cancellations to train and bus services
  • Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures
  • There is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads
  • There is a slight chance of power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses
Valid from 06:00 on Saturday, 31 October 2020 until 23:59 on Sunday, 1 November 2020

For more details please go to: www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings 

As we move nearer the warning period we will update you, if required.
Jim Fraser
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Jim Fraser (Scottish Borders Council, Emergency Planning Officer, Scottish Borders)

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