Category Archives: Radar

RAINS: Radar Applications in Northern Scotland

The past two months have brought significant rainfall across much of Scotland resulting in some severe disruption due to the impacts of flooding. ¬†Impacts have been seen in early December with Storm Desmond, through to Storm Frank which brought major … Continue reading

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Radar coverage and suitability for flood forecasting in Scotland

Radar is a powerful tool for observing rainfall over large areas in real time. It is also used to produce¬†nowcasts (short range forecasts for the next 6 hours) which are used to provide flood warnings for rapidly responding catchments such … Continue reading

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