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Flooding advice and support

Access useful contact telephone numbers and websites to view flood warnings and advice on flood risk.


Call SEPA's Floodline service on 0345 988 118824 for:

  • flood warnings
  • practical advice on flood risk
  • what to do before, during and after a flood

You can also sign up to Floodline alerts and get advance warning direct to your mobile phone.

Severe weather warnings

View up-to-date information on severe weather warnings at the Met Office.


Flood Re - the new not-for-profit, government-backed flood re-insurance scheme officially launched on 4th April 2016. This scheme will give people living in flood-risk areas access to affordable home insurance. To find out more about this initiative please visit the FloodRe (opens new window) website. 

You can also find pdf versions of the FloodRe guides (opens new window) on their website.

Additional advice

Visit Scottish Flood Forum and Ready Scotland to find out what to do if you are concerned that your property is at risk of future flooding


Last modified on 16 July 2018

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