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Tag Archives: Floodline
Emergency staff testing the new flood forecasting service for Scotland found themselves in a real-life situation this week. During a crucial two-day emergency exercise, involving a flooding scenario in the west of Scotland, weather conditions deteriorated and the new Scottish … Continue reading
Forecasters at the Met Office are monitoring the development of a slow-moving weather front, which could produce significant amounts of rain over the weekend. A Met Office early warning has been issued for Cumbria for heavy rain, especially across the … Continue reading
The Environment Agency, Devon and Cornwall police, Devon County Council, Cornwall Council and the Met Office are warning householders in Cornwall, South Devon and Dorset to be aware of possible further flooding overnight and are urging people to take precautions … Continue reading