The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) issued today (Wed 6 Apr 2011) an updated Flood Alert for Argyll & Bute.  It covers the period 1133 hrs today to 1133 hrs tomorrow (Thu 7 Apr 2011), and reads as follows:-

“Heavy rainfall is continuing in the area, and will continue until this evening. High total accumulations are forecast.

“The main area at risk is in the north of the area, around Oban, although all areas will be wet

“There is a risk of flooding from rapid surface water runoff, small watercourses and blocked culverts.

“Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.  Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0845 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

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