Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Heavy overnight rain and River Nairn rises again

 The scene earlier this morning (Tuesday 8th of December).

The river is now in it's official "high" mode according to the data on the Firhall recording page. 

SEPA also posted the following information on their flood warning page:

"A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Nairn.

Heavy rain overnight has affected the River Nairn catchment. There is a risk of flooding to agricultural land and low lying properties along the River Nairn between Broadley and Fishertown in Nairn. Areas along the Auldearn Burn around River Park and Balmakeith Park are also at risk.

The worst of the rain has passed though some heavy showers are still in the area. River levels are expected to peak during the morning."

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