Region braced for adverse weather

With weather warnings in place and winter on it's way, we'll be keeping you up to date with the weather situation as it changes.

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Adverse weather update

  • There is currently widespread surface water flooding in Dumfries and Galloway.
  • Reports of river flooding/ water course flooding are starting to come in.
  • River Cree remains a concern as water levels rise 500mm in last hour in Newton Stewart.
  • Scottish Power are adjusting water levels on the Galloway Hydro scheme and advise that there will be impacts to roads in the Loch Ken/ New Galloway area
  • Power has been restored in Lochans and Leswalt villages
  • Leswalt primary school opening following restoration of power.
  • Scottish Government briefed by SEPA and Met Office that Dumfries and Galloway remain their main area of concern.

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