Good evening Western Isles in this blog post we take a look at the SEPA flood alert and the rainfall so far across the islands in a wet October.
The flood alert can be found here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/4964/
The most recent GFS model run at 12z is suggesting 35 mm of rainfall could until midnight Sunday for Benbecula, South Uist and Barra.
The most recent EC model run at 12z is suggesting 35 mm of rainfall could until midnight Sunday for South Uist and Barra and 36 mm for Harris
The recent rainfall has seen water scarcity levels return back to normal levels
South Uist range Met Office site has already seen 62.8 mm of rainfall so far this month.
53.4 mm for Stornoway Airport.
from SEPA rainfall gauges
56 mm at Creed Bridge
86.6 mm at Laxdale
73.4 mm at Mill croft
more here https://www2.sepa.org.uk/rainfall/
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