Presentation on theme: "The Flood Warning Service Why do we need flood warnings?"— Presentation transcript:
The Flood Warning Service
Why do we need flood warnings?
What types of Flooding can we warn for?
Flood Warning Codes Stay alert Stay vigilant Early precautions
Flood Warning Codes Flooding expected Take action Protect your property
Flood Warning Codes Significant risk to life Significant disruption to communities Protect yourselves
Flood Warning Codes Stay alert Stay vigilant Early precautions Flooding expected Take action Protect your property Significant risk to life Significant disruption to communities Protect yourselves
Expected minor impact flooding Does not apply to property River Tees River Wear River Gaunless River Tyne River Derwent River Blyth River Wansbeck River Coquet River Aln River Till River Rede
How can I receive Flood Warnings? Register on-line at www.environment- agency.gov.ukwww.environment- agency.gov.uk Call Floodline on 0845 988 11 88 E-mail the local Environment Agency office northeast-newcastle@environment- agency.gov.uk northeast-newcastle@environment- agency.gov.uk Encourage the public to find out if they are at risk
Summary Warnings for river and sea flooding We do not have Flood Warnings for everywhere at risk There are 3 Flood Warning Codes: Flood Alert Flood Warning Severe Flood Warning