Tag: flooding

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Storm unleashes havoc

Bonawe took the brunt of it with houses and a quarry still cut off this morning after storm debris blocked the only way out.

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Can we afford to miss the boat?

With sea level rises expected to flood most of Oban and Fort William in the next 30 years if climate crisis talks fail in Glasgow this November, an Argyll woodsman has built a Noah’s Ark to make people think about what’s at stake.

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Funding call for final flood fix

Torrential rain combined with high tides to overwhelm pumps meant to keep floodwaters down, leaving Oban’s Lochavuillen car park and roads leading to surrounding businesses, including two major supermarkets, underwater and a no-go zone.

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Extreme flood devastates Dalmally

A crofter cheated drowning twice as he tried to save his cattle, clinging onto trees for his own life as fast and furious floodwater washed him away.