Langholm Warned to expect Possible Flooding this Afternoon.

Due to continued heavy rain and saturated catchments flooding is possible this afternoon and into the evening from both the River Esk and Wauchope Water. The main areas at potential risk are the Langholm Parish Church area and from Thomas Telford Bridge down to the Waste Water Treatment Works including Waterside and George Street.

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide further updates if required.

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 24327

The area highlighted in red indicates the target area that SEPA will issue a flood warning for.

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