Stay safe by following the advice of the emergency services during a flood.
Contact the emergency services or
your local council if you need support to leave your home.
The Scottish Flood forum website has advice for what to do
during a flood.
It also has a 24 hour hotline:
01698 839021 Flooding updates
You can get up-to-date information about flooding on
If you'd rather call to get a local flooding update, the website also has a
phone number for your area. Temporary accommodation
Your local council will run reception centres if you're evacuated from your home. These will give you somewhere safe to go.
Your council should arrange temporary accommodation if you don't have anywhere to stay. They'll be busy so you may need to get in touch with them.
Find out about emergency housing Choose your council Aberdeen City Council Aberdeenshire Council Angus Council Argyll and Bute Council Clackmannanshire Council Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles) Council Dumfries and Galloway Council Dundee City Council East Ayrshire Council East Dunbartonshire Council East Lothian Council East Renfrewshire Council Edinburgh Council Falkirk Council Fife Council Glasgow City Council The Highland Council Inverclyde Council Midlothian Council Moray Council North Ayrshire Council North Lanarkshire Council Orkney Islands Council Perth & Kinross Council Renfrewshire Council Scottish Borders Council Shetland Islands Council South Ayrshire Council South Lanarkshire Council Stirling Council West Dunbartonshire Council West Lothian Council Travel updates
If you need to travel during flooding check
flood warnings and live travel updates.
For train, boat and air journeys check the website of the company you're travelling with for updates.