This page lists warnings issued by the UK agencies charged with providing the general public with information on potentially disruptive weather conditions.

The MetOffice are responsible for issuing warnings for rain, snow, wind, fog and ice. These warnings will be given a colour depending on a combination of both the likelihood of the event happening and the impact the conditions may have.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s environmental regulator and is responsible for delivering Scotland's flood warning system.

Any warnings issued by the above 2 agencies will be listed here.


Met Office Warnings


SEPA Flood Warnings

  • A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Shetland
    A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Shetland. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1600 (time for Lerwick). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21300
  • A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Dumfries and Galloway
    A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Dumfries and Galloway. This is an alert for coastal and surface water flooding. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping.The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1630 (time for Portpatrick). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Due to sustained heavy rainfall throughout Saturday, there is a risk of surface water flooding impacts from mid-afternoon throughout Saturday. Flooding impacts from surface runoff and small watercourses may include may include ponding of water in known trouble spots, difficult driving and travel disruption. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24300
  • A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney
    An updated FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1530 (time for Kirkwall). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT UPDATE is now in force until further notice.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22500
  • A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Churchill Barriers
    A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Churchill Barriers. Increasing south easterly winds mean that there is a risk of wave overtopping and hazardous conditions at the Churchill Barriers on Saturday 15th December and Sunday 16th December. The risk is particularly high around the period two hours either side of the high tide on Saturday at 16.15 GMT and Sunday at 05.15 GMT. To find out if the barriers are closed or open please follow https://twitter.com/OIC_Roads Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22513
  • A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Dundee and Angus
    A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Dundee and Angus. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 2000 (time for Dundee). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21200
  • A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Caithness and Sutherland
    A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Caithness and Sutherland. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1545 (time for Wick). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22100
  • A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City
    A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water on Saturday around 1830 (time for Aberdeen). Areas particularly at risk are areas exposed to the south-east and south-south-east. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188.  This FLOOD ALERT is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.  If you haven't already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 21100

 

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Fife Weather Warnings

Future Weather Warnings:
Amber Warning of Ice
Valid from 10:00 15/12/2018
to 06:00 16/12/2018

Issued by the Met Office on
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:29:51 GMT.

Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice
Valid from 12:00 15/12/2018
to 10:00 16/12/2018

Issued by the Met Office on
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:30:12 GMT.

Status Of Fife Bridges

Queensferry Crossing:
--- Open ---
Motorway

Open to general traffic, subject to normal motorway restrictions

Forth Road Bridge:
--- Restricted ---
Maintenance

Forth Road Bridge
East footpath/cycletrack has been closed to cyclists and pedestrians to allow for planned maintenance works. The West footpath/cycletrack has been opened and should be used by cyclists and pedestrians.

Tay Road Bridge:
Bridge
Open