Severe weather update

Amber Weather Warning - Tuesday 23 February and Wednesday 24 February

Road closures

  • B6399 Hawick - Newcastleton at Whiteropefoot
  • D39/3 - South of Newcastleton

Flood warnings

There are no longer any flood warnings in place for the Scottish Borders.

Details are available on SEPA's website.

For current road information on trunk roads, please visit Traffic Scotland

General situation 

Staff are in Newcastleton where the Liddel Water burst its banks last night assisting the community and aiding any recovery needed. 

River levels on both the Slitrig and Teviot were high in Hawick with some flooding to nearby roads.

Some road closures are currently in place due related to flooding. These are listed above.

Our emergency control centre/bunker continues to operate and we working very closely with partners including SEPA, the Met Office, Police Scotland, and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Last updated 5.30pm on Wednesday 24 February.