SNOW STORM Emma has continued to cause chaos after 15 flood warnings and 36 alerts were issued across the UK as the current winter blast persists into the weekend, the Environment Agency has warned.
By JOSEPH CAREY
Sat, Mar 3, 2018
Christchurch Harbour Side, to the south of the UK, has been warned against flooding – the alert follows a time of high tide.
High water is forecast in the area for 10.30am on Saturday.
Residents from North Sea at Roker in Sunderland have been encouraged to take immediate action following a flood warning that was issued in the area that will remain today – wave overtopping is expected between 3.30pm and 6.15pm.
North Sea at Sandsend has been warned against floods set to emerge this afternoon from 3.30pm to 6.15pm.
North Sea at Whitley Bay, Cullercoats and Tynemouth has also been issued with a warning for flooding that is set to take place at the same time – key areas of concern are at Whitley Sands Refreshment Kiosk, Crusoe’s Café and Tynemouth Lifeboat Station.
Residents from Plymouth Barbican are urged to desperately act when the high tide arrives in the area at 6.39am.
Tides are expected to be 300millimetres higher than predicted.
South Cornwall Coast at Mounts Bay is warned against flooding for properties based on the seafront over the high tide that will take place from 5.30am.
The coast of Truro has also been warned against a high water at 6.15am.
Other areas in Cornwall warned are Gribbin Head to Rame Head, Lands End to Lizard Point, Gribbin Head, and Rame Head to Wembury Road.
The South Devon coast also has a number of problems set to plague Britons over the weekend.
Devon areas of Beesans, Toreros, Slapton, Dawlish, and low-lying areas of the Dart Estuary have all been warned.