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Tag Archives: Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Scottish Flood Forecasting Service marks 10th Anniversary
The Scottish Flood Forecasting Service (SFFS) is today (Tuesday 9 March) marking a decade of supporting Scotland’s preparedness and response to flooding. Staffed around the clock 365 days a year, the service has been combining hydrological and meteorological data to … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Centre of Expertise for Waters, climate change, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rain, rainfall, Royal Meteorological Society, Scotland, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Flood Forecasting Service, Scottish Flood Forum, SEPA, severe weather, SFFS, weather Comments Off on Scottish Flood Forecasting Service marks 10th Anniversary
More heavy rain and gales on the way
As forecast, unsettled weather continues across the UK, with more heavy rain and strong winds expected to affect all areas over the next few days. The Met Office, Environment Agency and Scottish Environment Protection Agency are warning the public to … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged #weatheraware, Beaufort scale, England, English Channel, Environment Agency, flooding, Met Office, rain, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Thursday Comments Off on More heavy rain and gales on the way
Met Office in the Media – 28 November 2011
Today there are stories in the media about government plans to make more data publicly accessible. While we expect an official announcement to be made tomorrow, the Met Office welcomes any move that leads to wider access to our high … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged Highways Agency, royal wedding, Science and Technology Select Committee, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, weather Comments Off on Met Office in the Media – 28 November 2011
Met Office role in Scottish Flood Forecasting Service
Emergency responders — and ultimately vulnerable communities and businesses — across Scotland can look forward to better flood forecasting thanks to the development of the Scottish Flood Forecasting Service. The Scottish Government have announced funding of £750,000 to improve flood … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged Floods, Met Office, Scotland, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Government Comments Off on Met Office role in Scottish Flood Forecasting Service
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